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34 Miles of "Off the Beaten Path" Beautiful Scenery through

           Eastern Hardin and Marshall Counties

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I.R.T.H. Commission from Hardin County and

T.R.A.I.L.S. Inc from the

City of Marshalltown

working together

to bring You...

"The" Destination

for Outdoor Recreation !!!

In The News....


FUN Links to Check Out!

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation


Please remember the trail is still CLOSED to the public to make the necessary repairs to make it safe!! 

the barlow foundation community challenge 2016
final totals
Donated $22,440   Matched $21,720
total raised  $44,160

October 18, 2016

A BIG Thank You to everyone that helped support us during the Barlow Foundation Community Challenge.  It was a huge success for us and so much fun to meet some of you during our fundraising events.

This trail is closer to getting a Great start because of you.  We'd love to have you continue to support this wonderful asset for all of our communities.  Please continue to watch our page here or our Facebook page for updates and volunteer opportunities.  We  would love to have You help us in making this real.

Missed a Jeep Tour?

    ....and wish you would have taken the time..

If you missed one of our recent Jeep tours and would like to see the trail, Click on Donate Now and make a Minimum $25 tax deductible donation towards this GREAT project and we'll line up a tour for you!

We would LOVE to share the Beauty with YOU!!!

November 21, 2016

                       Once Again...WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!

We need "YOUR" written Letter of Support by Thanksgiving or shortly after.  This will help tremendously with the $325,000 Federal Rec Trails grant that is due by December 1st.  

If you don't know what to is a template for you.  Just Click Here.

Please take a few minutes and continue supporting such a great cause!  If you have any questions, please feel free to shoot us a note at  Thank you!!!

The Iowa River Trail starts in Steamboat Rock and travels through Eldora, Gifford, Union, Liscomb, Albion, and ending in Marshalltown.  

Covering 22 miles through Hardin County and 12 through Marshall County

December 27, 2016       County gets update on trail project

By: Rob Maharry  Eldora Herald Ledger  
ELDORA - Local spokesman Chris Wieting addressed the Hardin County Board of Supervisors about some year end business and overall progress related to the Iowa River Trail running from Steamboat Rock to Marshalltown during the board’s regular  meeting on Wednesday morning.  


December 28, 2016 - by Justin Ites Times Citizen

As the Hardin County Trails Commission looks toward 2017, the group will do so under a new name.At Wednesday's County Supervisor meeting, trails commission chairman Chris Wieting informed the board the group's name is changing to Iowa River Trail Hardin Commission. The decision was made due to another existing trails group - Hardin County Trails - which operates in Iowa Falls.