RRVT is a pay-for-use trail, with a daily or yearly fee. It crosses through several small towns on the west and southwest side of the greater Des Moines area; I have included the closest ones to the city. You can see a bit about all of the areas connected, on their website here.
Name: Raccoon River Valley Trail
Address: Trailheads: 1st ST and Willis Ave Perry, Iowa & N Ave and Walnut Minburn, Iowa &14th and Walnut Dallas Center, Iowa Greene ST and 18th st Adel, Iowa & 1st St and Jefferson St Redfield, Iowa & Hickman Rd & 6th St, Waukee, IA 50263
Type: Places to take a walk
Trails: Yes, paved
Other notes: Trail map here: http://raccoonrivervalleytrail.org/interactive-map/
Official Website: http://raccoonrivervalleytrail.org/the-trail &Information about what is at each trailhead: http://www.co.dallas.ia.us/department-services/conservation/parks-recreation/trails/raccoon-river-valley-trail
DSMOF Blog posts:
Other things nearby of note:
- Goes right by the historic Hotel Pattee in Perry
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