The BEST Mountain Bike Trails in Iowa


Singletracks members have ranked the best mountain bike trails in Iowa using our unique trail ranking algorithm. The best bike trails are rated by weighing the following ranking factors: average trail rating, number of members who have ridden the MTB trail, and the number of members who want to ride the MTB trail. Disagree with our list of the top mountain bike trails in Iowa? Find and review your favorite Iowa bike trails. Trails marked with a green row are trails you've ridden (must be logged in). Constantly updated.

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RankTrail NameCityRatingLengthDifficultyTopo MapConditions
1.Memorial Park TrailsOttumwa5Intermediate bike trail
2.Sunderbruch ParkDavenport5Intermediate bike trail
3.Sugar BottomNorth Liberty12Intermediate bike trail
4.Decorah Mtb Trail SystemDecorah14Intermediate bike trail
5.Beverly ParkCedar Rapids5Intermediate bike trail
6.Ingawanis WoodlandsWaverly7Intermediate bike trail
7.Whiterock ConservancyCoon Rapids16Intermediate bike trail
8.L.t.Davenport1Expert bike trail
9.Kickapoo DownDavenport0Intermediate bike trail
10.Van Peenen - Blue/black TrailsDecorah6Intermediate bike trail
11.Dunning's SpringDecorah7Intermediate bike trail
12.Palisades ParkDecorah5Advanced bike trail
13.State Park GeodeBulington8Intermediate bike trail
14.Bacon creekSioux city5Intermediate bike trail
15.Lake Red RockPella13Easiest bike trail
16.Wabash Trace Nature TrailCouncil Bluffs63Easiest bike trail
17.Kettle MoraineDavenport1Intermediate bike trail
18.North OverlookPella8Advanced bike trail
19.Scott County ParkPark View11Intermediate bike trail
20.High Trestle TrailIowa46Easiest bike trail
21.The Center TrailsDes Moines15Intermediate bike trail
22.Banner Lakes At Summerset ParkDes Moines5Intermediate bike trail
23.George WythCedar Falls7Beginner bike trail
24.Sycamore TrailDes Moines7Beginner bike trail
25.Squaw CreekMarion3Intermediate bike trail
26.Cinder PathChariton16Easiest bike trail
27.North GorgeBurlington3-
28.Shooting Star TrailCoon Rapids1-
29.VORC TrailsVinton1-
30.Kickapoo UpDavenport0Intermediate bike trail
31.Heritage TrailDubuque26Easiest bike trail
32.Cedar Valley Nature TrailWaterloo58-
33.Waubonsie State ParkHamburg8-
34.Rolling Prarie Bike TrailAllison 25-
35.Katoski Green BeltWaterloo7-
36.Lewis And Clark MonumentCouncil Bluffs5Advanced bike trail
37.FDR ParkDubuque12Intermediate bike trail
38.Lake Ahquabi State ParkIndianola7Beginner bike trail
39.Van Peenen - Green TrailsDecorah3Intermediate bike trail
40.Discovery TrailClinton1Beginner bike trail
41.Coralville LakeIowa City0Intermediate bike trail
42.Green ValleyCreston10Easiest bike trail
43.Peterson PitsAmes5Beginner bike trail
44.Mcfarland ParkAmes6Beginner bike trail
45.Soper's MillAmes3Beginner bike trail
46.Lake ManawaCouncil Bluffs5Beginner bike trail
47.Riverview Park (mitchell Sand Pitts)Waterloo10Beginner bike trail
48.Stone ParkSioux City7Intermediate bike trail
49.DanesBurlington4Intermediate bike trail
50.Limecreek Nature PreserveMason City10Advanced bike trail
51.Sockum RidgeWashington10Intermediate bike trail
52.Sleepy Hollow Sports ParkDes Moines0-
53.The BrickyardDes Moines3Easiest bike trail
54.Fort DefianceEstherville2Advanced bike trail
55.Thomas ParkMarion2Intermediate bike trail
56.Sac & Fox TrailCedar Rapids9Easiest bike trail
57.Grant Wood TrailMarion10-
58.Ulrich ParkCedar Falls3Beginner bike trail
59.East Lake And West Lake TrailsManchester8Intermediate bike trail
60.The Urbandale/West Des Moines GreenbeltDes Moines0Intermediate bike trail
61.Ocheyedan PitsOcheyedan3Easiest bike trail
62.JubileeDavenport0Intermediate bike trail
63.ComlaraDavenport1Beginner bike trail
64.FarmdaleDavenport2Beginner bike trail
65.Blue MoundDavenport1Advanced bike trail
66.Grant Wood TrailMarion10-
67.Little DipperCoon Rapids1-
68.Bobcat TrailCoon Rapids1-
69.Redrock Spur TrailCoon Rapids1-
70.Redrock Climb- Uphill OnlyCoon Rapids1-
71.Long Creek TrailCoon Rapids4-
72.Sunrise TrailCoon Rapids1-
73.Riverside TrailCoon Rapids1-
74.805 SpurCoon Rapids1-
75.Big DipperCoon Rapids3-
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