Hiking The Chichaqua Valley Trail

The 9th most popular hiking trail in Iowa.

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East of Bondurant, the Chichaqua Valley Trail is a 20 mile route from Bondurant to Baxter. The Chichaqua Valley Trail is built on an old railroad bed and now has either a crushed gravel or asphalt surface. This is part of a proposed 110 mile trail loop.

To reach the Bondurant trailhead from the intersection of NE 78th Avenue and US 65 in Bondurant, go east on NE 78th Avenue for 1 mile. Turn left (north) on NE 88th Street and go about .3 mile to parking.

Overall, Chichaqua Valley Trail is the 9th most popular hiking trail of all 9 hikes in Iowa.

Chichaqua Valley Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  Info (515) 999-2557; Polk County Conservation Board (515) 323-5300; Iowa Tourism (800) 345-IOWA.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Iowa" from Elizabeth Hill

Best Season:  May - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Easy

GPS:  41.7074, -93.4256

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  7/1/2016

ID:  22180

Chichaqua Valley Trail Hiking Map


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