North of Dundee and south of Strawberry Point, the 2,000 acre Backbone State Park has 21 miles of snowmobile trails.
Note: Due to winter weather conditions, the north, east, and west gates are locked until approximately April 1, 2010. Those park roads are left unplowed to become part of the snowmobile trails. The south gate remains open for park users. Main road in the southern part of the park are plowed.
Overall, Backbone State Park is the 7th most popular snowmobile trail of all 25 snowmobiling rides in Iowa.