May Trails Talk

SLHS ‘ART OF WELDING’ CREATES SCULPTURES FOR TRAILHEAD The DCTB was pleased to partner with the Spirit Lake High School Art of Welding class to design and create sculptures that will be included at the Tatanka Ska Trailhead.  As part of their J-term over the winter, 18 students led by instructors Brad Travis and Tyler Read More »

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April Trails Talk

2021 TRAIL DEVELOPMENT PLANS The Dickinson County Trails Board has another year of exciting plans to continue trail development this summer and fall. Through a number of foundation, state and federal grants along with donations to the DCTB development fund, the board is working on goals to add over 3 miles of new trail in Read More »

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March Trails Talk

A TRAIL BENCH STORY The trails’ bench program continues to grow and be a popular opportunity to honor loved ones and friends.  The benches provide rest areas along the trails as well as raising funds for development.  If you are interested in replacing or getting a new bench to honor someone in your life, please Read More »

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February Trails Talk

Bench

A TRAIL BENCH STORY The trails’ bench program continues to grow and be a popular opportunity to honor loved ones and friends.  The benches provide rest areas along the trails as well as raising funds for development.  If you are interested in replacing or getting a new bench to honor someone in your life, please Read More »

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January Trails Talk

Clay County

GRANT AWARDED FOR CONNECTION TO CLAY COUNTY The Iowa Transportation Commission awarded the DCTB $285,690 in Federal Recreational Trails funding for Phase I of the Clay County Connection on January 13. The trail will start at the south end of Milford and be the first segment on the way to connect with the Clay County Read More »

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November Trails Talk

TRAIL BENCH PROGRAM GROWS Ten new trail benches were placed around the trails system this fall. Four benches were set in September and another six were installed in early November.  Every bench has a special story so DCTB is featuring them through Trails Talk to celebrate and share the stories of families and friends that Read More »

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October Trails Talk

TRAIL BENCH PROGRAM GROWS Several new trail benches are being placed around the trails system this fall. Four benches were set in early September and another six will be installed in the next couple weeks.  Every bench has a special story so DCTB will be featuring them through Trails Talk to celebrate and share the Read More »

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September Trails Talk

  NEW TRAIL BENCHES PLACED DCTB has had another busy season installing new benches along a number of trail segments  throughout the system. Four new benches were placed in early September and another five benches will be placed in the next couple weeks.  There are a couple of benches along new trail segments and others Read More »

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August Trails Talk

TIKI RIDE A BIG SUCCESS The Sportsman’s 6th Annual Tiki Ride had its biggest event yet on August 1 as it brought in several hundred riders and a $3,500 donation to Dickinson County Trails.  The ride grows bigger and better every year and with matching grant funds the proceeds will garner over $14,000 for trail Read More »

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July Trails Talk

TAKING CARE OF THE TRAILS The Dickinson County Conservation Board (DCCB) maintenance crew, along with their other duties managing the county’s parks and natural areas, provides general maintenance throughout our trails system. This work includes tree trimming, weed control, trail sweeping, power washing, mowing the trail shoulders and maintaining trailheads.  They also manage sign replacements Read More »

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