Trails Near Mason City, IA

Blazing Star Trail West Branch

Blazing Star Trail West Branch is a gently rolling, paved, out and back trail that is suitable for walkers, joggers, and bikers and of all ages. Beginning at the NW corner of Albert Lea Lake in Albert Lea, MN, the trail stretches 4 miles to the Ranger station at Myre-Big Island State Park.

  • 8 miles
  • Albert Lea, MN

Boy Scout Camp Ingawanis, Janesville, Iowa

This hiking location offers many different trail loops, from short to all day long if you hike them all. The trails are mostly shaded due to the densely wooded park. The park is mostly hilly, but some are relaxed. Nice park for mountain biking or gliding on a Segway, but is mostly used for hiking.

  • 4.21 miles
  • Janesville, IA

Cedar Bend Park & Trail Systems, Waverly Iowa.

Very nice traiheads for the beginner or disabled hiker.

  • 5 miles
  • Waverly, IA

Greenbelt Lake Loop

Easy, well maintained dirt trail, around the perimeter of a nice clean lake.

  • 1.25 miles
  • Waterloo, IA

Heery Woods State Park & Trail System

This is a good local trail for all day hike skill levels. The park offers a campground with water and electric services, as well as tent camping, but does not offer any 'modern' bath/shower houses or restrooms. Both a hard surface and dirt hiking trail are available.

  • 3.25 miles
  • Clarksville, IA

Katoski Greenbelt - Waterloo, Iowa

Great trail for the beginning hiker, or everyday walking.

  • 3.5 miles
  • Waterloo, IA

North Cedar County Park Campground & Trail System

This park is a campground with a recreational trail. It's a good trail for the entire family and the leashed pet. The trail heads are signed very well, and are well maintained, free of debris, branches and obstacles.

  • 2.5 miles
  • Plainfield, IA

Robertson Bird Sanctuary

Easy hike on well maintained dirt trail. Crystal clear stream, Wild Flowers.

  • 2 miles
  • Waterloo, IA

Rolling Prairie Trail

This trail is great for road bikes or Segway's because of the asphalted surface - converted from former rail-road bed. I used this stretch of the nature trail to 'glide' on my Segway.

  • 6 miles
  • Clarksville, IA

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