Backbone Trail

EASY 9 reviews
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Backbone Trail is a 1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dundee, Iowa that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
98 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

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.

walking
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hiking
3 months ago

5 months ago

Amazing views for such an easy short trail!

hiking
6 months ago

Beautiful and peaceful in the spring. A lot of opportunities to go off the main trail and explore.

6 months ago

hiking
Sunday, October 02, 2016

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

hiking
Saturday, July 04, 2015