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.Whiterock ConservancyCoon Rapids16Intermediate bike trail
7.North OverlookPella8Intermediate bike trail
8.Ingawanis WoodlandsWaverly7Intermediate bike trail
9.L.t.Davenport1Expert bike trail
10.Kickapoo DownDavenport0Intermediate bike trail
11.Van Peenen - Blue/black TrailsDecorah6Intermediate bike trail
12.Bacon creekSioux city5Intermediate bike trail
13.Dunning's SpringDecorah7Intermediate bike trail
14.Palisades ParkDecorah5Advanced bike trail
15.State Park GeodeBulington8Intermediate bike trail
16.Lake Red RockPella13Easiest bike trail
17.Westbrook ParkDewitt8Intermediate bike trail
18.Kettle MoraineDavenport1Intermediate bike trail
19.Wabash Trace Nature TrailCouncil Bluffs63Easiest bike trail
20.The Center TrailsDes Moines15Intermediate bike trail
21.Lewis And Clark MonumentCouncil Bluffs5Intermediate bike trail
22.Scott County ParkPark View11Intermediate bike trail
23.High Trestle TrailIowa46Easiest bike trail
24.Banner Lakes At Summerset ParkDes Moines5Intermediate bike trail
25.George WythCedar Falls7Beginner bike trail
26.Sycamore TrailDes Moines7Beginner bike trail
27.Squaw CreekMarion3Intermediate bike trail
28.Waubonsie State ParkHamburg8-
29.Little DipperCoon Rapids1Beginner bike trail
30.North GorgeBurlington3Expert bike trail
31.Cinder PathChariton16Easiest bike trail
32.Shooting Star TrailCoon Rapids1-
33.Long Creek TrailCoon Rapids4-
34.VORC TrailsVinton1-
35.Rolling Prarie Bike TrailAllison 25-
36.Kickapoo UpDavenport0Intermediate bike trail
37.Heritage TrailDubuque26Easiest bike trail
38.Katoski Green BeltWaterloo7-
39.FDR ParkDubuque12Intermediate bike trail
40.Lake Ahquabi State ParkIndianola7Beginner bike trail
41.Stone ParkSioux City7Intermediate bike trail
42.Van Peenen - Green TrailsDecorah3Intermediate bike trail
43.Lake ManawaCouncil Bluffs5Beginner bike trail
44.Peterson PitsAmes5Beginner bike trail
45.Mcfarland ParkAmes6Beginner bike trail
46.Soper's MillAmes3Beginner bike trail
47.Discovery TrailClinton1Beginner bike trail
48.Coralville LakeIowa City0Intermediate bike trail
49.Green ValleyCreston10Easiest bike trail
50.ComlaraDavenport1Beginner bike trail
51.Cloie Creek ParkDubuque3Beginner bike trail
52.Riverview Park (mitchell Sand Pitts)Waterloo10Beginner bike trail
53.Limecreek Nature PreserveMason City10Advanced bike trail
54.DanesBurlington4Intermediate bike trail
55.East Lake And West Lake TrailsManchester8Intermediate bike trail
56.Thomas ParkMarion2Intermediate bike trail
57.Sockum RidgeWashington10Intermediate bike trail
58.Sleepy Hollow Sports ParkDes Moines0-
59.The BrickyardDes Moines3Easiest bike trail
60.Fort DefianceEstherville2Advanced bike trail
61.Cedar Valley Nature TrailWaterloo58Easiest bike trail
62.Grant Wood TrailMarion10-
63.Ulrich ParkCedar Falls3Beginner bike trail
64.Sac & Fox TrailCedar Rapids9Easiest bike trail
65.The Urbandale/West Des Moines GreenbeltDes Moines0Intermediate bike trail
66.Ocheyedan PitsOcheyedan3Easiest bike trail
67.JubileeDavenport0Intermediate bike trail
68.FarmdaleDavenport2Beginner bike trail
69.Blue MoundDavenport1Advanced bike trail
70.Grant Wood TrailMarion10-
71.Bobcat TrailCoon Rapids1-
72.Redrock Spur TrailCoon Rapids1-
73.Redrock Climb- Uphill OnlyCoon Rapids1-
74.Sunrise TrailCoon Rapids1-
75.Riverside TrailCoon Rapids1-
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