Backbone Trail

EASY 1 reviews
#2 of 2 trails in

Backbone Trail is a 1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located in the state of IA that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and camping and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

1.0 miles 153 feet Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

camping

hiking

forest

river

views

rocky

The Backbone Trail is a loop trail that follows a tall narrow ridge line along the inside bend of the river with several overlooks into the valley below.

hiking
2 months ago

Fun short hike for the whole family that doesn't experience huge elevation gains but offers great views in a nice wooded savannah.