Map of the Three Rivers Trail

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Three Rivers Trail

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Three Rivers Trail

LENGTH:

33.3 miles

SURFACE:

unpaved

COMMUNITIES:

Rolfa, Bradgate, Rutland, Humboldt, Dakota City, Thor, Eagle Grove

HIGHLIGHTS:

rail trail, Iowa countryside, rivers, wetlands, woods, farmland, rural communities

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Regional Trails

The Three Rivers Trail is a  33.3-mile long unpaved pathway that spans between Rolfa, Humboldt and Eagle Grove in Northern Iowa. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad corridor and has a surface of crushed stone. For the most part, the route goes cross country away from roadways and includes miles of farmland, natural areas alongside the Des Moines River, wetlands, woodlands and rural communities.

The Three Rivers Trail uses a historic railroad bridge to cross the East Fork of the Des Moines River to the southeast of Dakota City. There is also a bridge for crossing the Boone River to the northwest of Eagle Grove.

Conditions

The Three Rivers Trail is unpaved with a wide graded surface of crushed stone. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking.

Communities

The Three Rivers Trail goes past the following communities: Rolfa, Bradgate, Rutland, Humboldt, Dakota City, Thor and Eagle Grove.

Points of Interest

The Three Rivers Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Pilot Creek County Park
railroad bridge over the Des Moines River
Talisman Park - Humboldt
Humboldt County Mill Farm Historical Museum
railroad bridge over the East Fork Des Moines River
End Points

The northwest end of the Three Rivers Trail is located at Railroad Street and 300th Avenue in Rolfe.

The southeast end of the trail is located along Calhoun Avenue to the north of 255th Street, northwest of Eagle Grove.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Three Rivers Trail in Northern Iowa.