To reach the southern trailhead in Ely from I S. We rode this trail this weekend. Accordion This is a great trail for novice riders, or those getting into shape. At the end of the day I am a good woman.
When we ride in Cedar Rapids in Hiawatha there are quite a few streets to cross that are fairly busy. We cycled from the north end, parking in a residential area on the south side of the Cedar River near Evansdale and biked down to LaPorte City where we turned back around. The paved trail's north end connects with the Cedar River Trail in a very smooth trasition and runs into the town of Ely. Gateway trails represent those iconic trails that make possible the Great American Rail-Trail in each of the states it connects.
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- Food and beverages are also available in town.
- At first only a short bit going north out of Hiawatha was paved and I liked the natural feel of the trail and just going for no other reason than to go.
No worries of the wind here. Better yet get the whole thing asphalted. We stayed at the park and rode the trail, it was nice, no problems with surface, mostly shaded. The south part of the trail is paved to within about two miles of Center Point. Help us to connect you with more trails!
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This stretch of trail is paved and was quite an enjoyable ride. Myself and two friends hiked from Hiawatha to Brandon. Efforts are underway to repair both bridges and it's hoped that by sometime in they will be reopened.
Taking the road was not really any faster as it was really hilly and coming out of LaPorte City and just before Urbana were quite busy with semis and other traffic. The crosswalk can be quit formidable to use. Seeking compassionate and honest man for this trustworthy gal.
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This bridge goes over the Chicago-Northwestern Rail-line. Look for the trailhead on the left. It's an old rail trail, what comes after so it's flat. The trail from Brandon to the bridge is also improved not paved starting about four miles out of Brandon.
It is true the trail is closed at Mac Farlane Park. The trail was closed just past Brandon, but only for a couple hundred feet and we were able to walk bikes around area. Love antiques play violin and guitar love astronmomy and scientific persons. Like spending time with family, friends. If your willing to give it a try email me.
Real nice trail, hard packed and well taken care of. Here is a photo of the trail roughly two miles south of the currently closed Cedar River bridge near Evansdale, looking north. Only negatives are the busy road crossings.
It's closed there, but you can get through if you can carry your bike. Enjoy a variety of activities. The new bridge is concrete vs. The trail has a small parking lot at the edge of Ely, where the addition of a water supply would be helpful.
Benches are placed all along the trail for resting. Great eastern Iowa resource - highly recommended! The surface is smooth and runs through some farmland as well as a good portion of shade trees. Just seperated at this time, but its been over for years. The trail is free and a great trail.
Asphalt covers the northern mile section of trail as well as the southern section spanning from Iowa Street in Center Point to the Linn County Line. Seeking friendship only at first, but will give my heart to the right fella. The McFarlane bridge that was destroyed by the flood of has be reconstructed and is now open, uniformdating app Also the trail is also now paved from McFarlane Park to the bridge. The last section was from south of Center Point to Hiawatha - asphalt in very good shape. Let's go Black Hawk County and get this taken care for next year.
Traded a guitar for a decent bike and started going a mile or two here and there. Log in with Google Continue with Google. Long, flat stretch of trail here. Cedar Valley Nature Trail Iowa.
After passing the Union Pacific mainline overpass it is smooth sailing to the minimal grade connection with the Hoover Trail. At Center Point the trail turns to loose gravel and in some places it is completely covered over in leaves or dirt. About three years ago my family talked me into going for a bike ride around the neighborhood.
There is also a bridge out closer to La Porte City. Along Shaver Rd, just south of the Cedar Lake rest area is a new place called the Sag Wagon which appears to be very popular. This northern section of trail is an important habitat for nesting waterfowl and songbirds.
The trail passes in back of the lot. In Gilbertville, the old brick railroad depot remains standing at the trailhead here and is quite a neat building. This person must be down to earth, honest, willing to communicate, active, romantic, and good sense of humor. North to south from Evansdale to Hiawatha. Download the TrailLink mobile app and take TrailLink with you!
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- One of the overlooks was in bad shape the first time, but completely repaired on our second visit.
- As far as stops go, my favorite are the taverns in Gilbertville and La Porte City.
- There are many parking areas along the trail.
- Over the years when traveling through the area, we had biked from the northern end at Evendale as far south as Center Point.
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Although short, the Lindale Trail provides an important off-road east-west connection between Cedar Rapids and Marion. Some blogs described small towns and places to eat however we did not see any, at least within in an easy detour from the trail. The trail still has two major bridges over the Cedar River that remain closed due to severe flooding last year. My close friends consider me to be a loyal friend and know that I will always be there for them no matter the circumstances. The Hotel is a fantastic turn of the century building, with a good restaurant for dinner.
The trail seems to have something for everyone. We stayed on the East side north of Waterloo where the trail moves up onto a dike and then down through a winding path across small marshy areas. The trail follows the river and NewBo is just two blocks to the east. Many drivers do not heed the lights, so proceed with extreme caution.
It was slow going as we were on road bikes, but very doable. Once you get south of Czech Village the trail is less congested, and riding is comfortable, with a few twists and turns to keep things interesting. Log in with Facebook Continue with Facebook. This trail does not have any events yet.
This is the location of the county line. This is a person who loves to laugh, enjoys romance and cuddling. Plenty of prairies along the trail, yet still in city limits.