Welcome to Iowa, the world capital of trails!

Buy Cycle Central Iowa mapsHere you will find over 1,200 miles of multi-use trails in all corners of the state, and over 670 miles just in Central Iowa. Our paved county road system also offers opportunities to bicycle and explore our beautiful land, small towns, and to meet many friendly people.

Choose your route by surface, nearby towns, attractions and length from the menu to the right, or select from the full listing below. Enjoy your ride!

1. Scandinavians and The Skunk (49 miles, paved roads)
2. Not Long and Wine-ding Road (40 miles, paved roads and trails)
3. Two Covered Bridges and a Winery (31 miles, paved and gravel)
4. Middle Raccoon Ride (49 miles, paved roads and trails)
5. Duke, Clint and Meryl (37 miles, paved roads)
6. Scenic 6-Pack of Iowa Towns (54 miles, paved roads and trails)
7. Badger Creek Loop (41 miles, gravel and dirt roads)
8. Brewery Loop (30 miles, paved roads and trails)
9. Chuggin’ Along the Chichaqua (20 miles, paved roads and trails)
10. Heart of Nature, Heart of Iowa (33 miles, paved roads)
11. Three Tickets to Paradise (30, 44 or 65 miles, paved and trails)
12. Hilly 40 (40 miles, paved roads and trails)
13. River Valleys and Trail Art (57 miles, paved roads and trails)
14. Dutch Treat (70 miles, paved roads)
15. Iowa Isn’t Flat (41 miles, paved roads)
16. Loopin’ Marshalltown (17 or 19-miles, paved roads and trails)
17. State Center Loop (34 miles, paved roads)
18. Chuck’s Urban 18-Miler (18 miles, paved trails and city streets)

Bonus routes not shown on printed map:
19. High Trestle Bridge via Gravel (47 miles, mostly gravel)
20. Maffitt Lake Picnic Loop (22 miles, paved roads and trails)
21. Warren Hospitality (22 miles, paved roads and trails)