Rail-Trails Iowa & Missouri : The definitive guide to the state's top multiuse trails
Explore 44 of the best rail-trails and multiuse pathways across two states.
All across the country, unused railroad corridors have been converted to public multiuse trails. Here, the experts from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy present the best of these rail-trails, as well as other multiuse pathways, in Iowa and Missouri. Enjoy one of the most well-known trail art installations in the country along Iowa's High Trestle Trail, or visit some of Missouri's most welcoming communities on the nearly 240-mile Katy Trail. You'll love the variety in this collection of Midwestern multiuse trails--from beautiful waterways and scenic areas to the hustle and bustle of the states' urban centers!
In this book, you'll find: Detailed maps for every rail-trail, plus driving directions to trailheadsIcons indicating the activities each trail can accommodateSuccinct descriptions written by rail-trail experts"You can now throw away all your self-help books on fighting depression, losing weight, toning muscles, finding something to do with your kids, and learning American history. Just use this guide, find a great trail--and enjoy!"
--Peter Harnik, Director, Center for City Park Excellence, Trust for Public Land