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My wife and I built a house in the fall of 2018 along the Trestle Trail in Ankeny. Upon completion of the house we have been walking the trail nearly daily. The trail is level, has abundant cover in spots to protect against wind, yet...More
We enjoy walking this trail when the weather is nice. When you are on the bridge, there is no windbreak so bundle up if it is cold and windy. Also, there is no shade, so I do not find this activity enjoyable when the sun...More
Wonderful bike trail, makes for a fabulous, relatively easy (translate:flat) ride. Wide open, goes thru fields, small towns, open countryside. Great for the whole family as well as the monster bike-riders. In the summer, I will go jump on it at 5 am and knock...More
For cyclists this is a very nice paved trail. The highlight of the trail is the High Trestle Bridge located just east of Woodward, Iowa. People should plan to walk or ride so they arrive at the bridge at about sunset. This provides the best...More
On my trip across Iowa this was part of my ride and it was worth it. After coming off the raccoon trail in perry.I stopped at the bike shop in Perry And lee coons gave me a most detailed map to get the trestle trail.what...More
This was our first visit to the High Trestle Bridge and Trail and I can't wait to return. We drove over two hours to walk the bridge and it was worth it. I will offer some tips for first time visitors:
-If you plan to...More
This is an absolutely wonderful bridge and worth the hike. Make sure you look up parking ahead of time to make sure you are in the closest lot. Depending on the direction you drive in from, it may not be the most clear where to...More
Yes, there is Trailside Rentals in Madrid that is just a couple of blocks from the trail and close to the bridge. We also stayed in their guesthouse and is was wonderful.. It was just remodeled and updated in 2018 and has a... More
Yes, there is Trailside Rentals in Madrid that is just a couple of blocks from the trail and close to the bridge. We also stayed in their guesthouse and is was wonderful.. It was just remodeled and updated in 2018 and has a king sized bed, a kitchen, plus a place to store bicycles. We did bring our own bikes but the rental is an option! Have fun, it's a great trail.