Trail Tuesday: Wabash Trace Nature Trail

By Taylor on October 21, 2014 in Blog

Every Tuesday, look for a new featured trail story on our blog – part of our new “Trail Tuesday” series. This will be a way for you to learn about all the different trails we have to offer on our Iowa By Trail app. If you like what you read you can download the app and go explore! For any questions on these trails, email


This week’s featured trail is Wabash Trace Nature Trail.

This 63 mile trail runs through the northern part of the Loess Hills, a geological formation found to this great extent only in Iowa and China. Guests often pass under arched trees, a reconstructed prairie and see wildlife and native plants that are unique to this region.

Cities traveled through:

  • Council Bluffs
  • Mineola
  • Silver City
  • Malvern
  • Imogene
  • Shenandoah
  • Coin
  • Blanchard

This trail is opened year around and cost $1.00/day or $10.00/year, passes are available at trailheads and some local businesses.

Fast Four (Points of Interest):