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 TrailsOttumwa5.0Intermediate bike trail
2.Sunderbruch ParkDavenport5.0Intermediate bike trail
3.Sugar BottomNorth Liberty12.0Intermediate bike trail
4.Decorah Mtb Trail SystemDecorah14.0Intermediate bike trail
5.Beverly ParkCedar Rapids5.0Intermediate bike trail
6.North OverlookPella8.0Intermediate bike trail
7.Whiterock ConservancyCoon Rapids16.0Intermediate bike trail
8.Ingawanis WoodlandsWaverly7.0Intermediate bike trail
9.Bacon creekSioux city5.0Intermediate bike trail
10.L.t.Davenport1.0Expert bike trail
11.Kickapoo DownDavenport0.0Intermediate bike trail
12.Van Peenen - Blue/black TrailsDecorah6.0Intermediate bike trail
13.Dunning's SpringDecorah7.0Intermediate bike trail
14.State Park GeodeBulington8.0Intermediate bike trail
15.Palisades ParkDecorah5.0Advanced bike trail
16.Lake Red RockPella13.0Easiest bike trail
17.Westbrook ParkDewitt8.0Intermediate bike trail
18.Kettle MoraineDavenport1.0Intermediate bike trail
19.Wabash Trace Nature TrailCouncil Bluffs63.0Easiest bike trail
20.The Center TrailsDes Moines15.0Intermediate bike trail
21.Lewis And Clark MonumentCouncil Bluffs5.0Intermediate bike trail
22.Scott County ParkPark View11.0Intermediate bike trail
23.High Trestle TrailIowa46.0Easiest bike trail
24.Banner Lakes At Summerset ParkDes Moines5.0Intermediate bike trail
25.George WythCedar Falls7.0Beginner bike trail
26.Sycamore TrailDes Moines7.0Beginner bike trail
27.Heritage TrailDubuque26.0Easiest bike trail
28.Ewing ParkDes Moines5.0-
29.North GorgeBurlington3.0Expert bike trail
30.Tondro Pray Bike ParkCedar Falls5.0Beginner bike trail
31.Squaw CreekMarion3.0Intermediate bike trail
32.Waubonsie State ParkHamburg8.0-
33.Little DipperCoon Rapids1.0Beginner bike trail
34.Cinder PathChariton16.0Easiest bike trail
35.Shooting Star TrailCoon Rapids1.0-
36.Long Creek TrailCoon Rapids4.0-
37.VORC TrailsVinton1.0-
38.Rolling Prarie Bike TrailAllison 25.0-
39.Kickapoo UpDavenport0.0Intermediate bike trail
40.Katoski Green BeltWaterloo7.0-
41.FDR ParkDubuque12.0Intermediate bike trail
42.Lake Ahquabi State ParkIndianola7.0Beginner bike trail
43.Stone ParkSioux City7.0Intermediate bike trail
44.Van Peenen - Green TrailsDecorah3.0Intermediate bike trail
45.Cloie Creek ParkDubuque3.0Beginner bike trail
46.Peterson PitsAmes5.0Beginner bike trail
47.Mcfarland ParkAmes6.0Beginner bike trail
48.Soper's MillAmes3.0Beginner bike trail
49.Discovery TrailClinton1.0Beginner bike trail
50.Coralville LakeIowa City0.0Intermediate bike trail
51.Green ValleyCreston10.0Easiest bike trail
52.ComlaraDavenport1.0Beginner bike trail
53.Riverview Park (mitchell Sand Pitts)Waterloo10.0Beginner bike trail
54.Limecreek Nature PreserveMason City10.0Advanced bike trail
55.Dehn'sBurlington4.0Intermediate bike trail
56.East Lake And West Lake TrailsManchester8.0Intermediate bike trail
57.Thomas ParkMarion2.0Intermediate bike trail
58.Lake ManawaCouncil Bluffs5.0Beginner bike trail
59.Sockum RidgeWashington10.0Intermediate bike trail
60.Sleepy Hollow Sports ParkDes Moines0.0-
61.The BrickyardDes Moines3.0Easiest bike trail
62.Fort DefianceEstherville2.0Advanced bike trail
63.Cedar Valley Nature TrailWaterloo58.0Easiest bike trail
64.Grant Wood TrailMarion10.0-
65.Ulrich ParkCedar Falls3.0Beginner bike trail
66.Sac & Fox TrailCedar Rapids9.0Easiest bike trail
67.The Urbandale/West Des Moines GreenbeltDes Moines0.0Intermediate bike trail
68.Ocheyedan PitsOcheyedan3.0Easiest bike trail
69.JubileeDavenport0.0Intermediate bike trail
70.FarmdaleDavenport2.0Beginner bike trail
71.Blue MoundDavenport1.0Advanced bike trail
72.Grant Wood TrailMarion10.0-
73.Bobcat TrailCoon Rapids1.0-
74.Redrock Spur TrailCoon Rapids1.0-
75.Redrock Climb- Uphill OnlyCoon Rapids1.0-
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