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Level: Easiest
Length: 7 mi (11.3 km)
Surface: Greenway
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +10/ -0 ft
Total: 6 riders

Mountain Biking Southwind Rail Trail

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#28 of 89 mountain bike trails in Kansas
#4,947 in the world

This is a rail-trail that follows a former Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line from Iola to Humboldt. At the north end, the trail connects to the southern end of the Prairie Spirit Trail. The surface is crushed limestone, about 12 feet wide. There is no cost to use this trail.

First added by DirtBum on Jan 3, 2015. Last updated Apr 27, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Start at Iola's Riverside Park at the north end of the trail, or from Humboldt at the south end of the trail. Parking is available at both trailheads.
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  • Leslie A. Smith

    As always nice trail to get from Humboldt to Iola on a day of adventure

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  • DirtBum

    It's a rail-trail, so it's wide, flat, and smooth, with a fine gravel surface. The trail is well-maintained throughout the year, and is popular with walkers, runners, and cyclists.

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