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Trail Information
Fort Dodge Trails:

Fort Dodge Nature Trail (3 Miles)
Begins at Williams Drive at Snell-Crawford park entrance and leads northeast to the city limits and ends at Highway D-14.  The nature trail is good for walking, biking, jogging, and cross-country skiing.  The trail is closed to motorized vehicles.
 
Soldier Creek Nature Trail (2 miles)
Begins at Williams Drive and leads southwest to North 3rd Street bridge extending to Central Avenue.  The trail is 10 feet wide and all asphalted.  Good for walking, biking, rollerblading and skateboarding.  The trail is closed to motorized vehicles.
 
Phinney Park Trail (1 mile)
Begins at Phinney Park entrance and leads south along the Des Moines River to Avenue C hill.  The trail is 10 feet wide and all asphalt.  Good for walking, biking, rollerblading and skateboarding.  The trail is closed to motorized vehicles.

Fort Dodge Nature Trail Overview Map

Webster County Trails:

Brushy Creek
With approximately 50 miles of multi-use trails, there are trail activities for everyone including horseback riding, hiking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and mountain biking. Mountain biking is allowed on all multiple use trails.  A map of these trails is on display at the information kiosks located in the equestrian campgrounds. When using the multi-use trail system: 1) Always call ahead (515)543-8298 for current trail conditions 2) Stay on designated trails only 3) Respect others' trail rights, 4) Report any trail problems to park staff.

Dolliver State Memorial Park
A trail will take you out past the Copperas Beds which are unique sandstone formations towering 100 feet above Prairie Creek. The trail then continues on up into oak covered hillsides and back down past Bone Yard Hollow. Trails also take you out to the Indian Mounds and up more wooded hillsides.

J.F. Kennedy Memorial Park
John F. Kennedy Memorial Park is a 400 acre multi-use facility that offers something for everyone.  There are 6 open shelter houses with grills scattered throughout the park that are on a first-come first-serve basis.  There are miles of hiking trails as well as a softball field and a volleyball court located in the park

Kennedy Park Trail Map

Webster County Canoe Trail
 A water trail located on the Des Moines River

Canoe Trail Brochure
24 North 9th Street, Suite C, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501 | PH: 515-573-4282 or 1-888-573-4282 | EMAIL: fdconvention@frontiernet.net

 

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