Grimes Farm and Conservation Center Loop is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Marshalltown, Iowa that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 1.5 miles Elevation Gain: 108 feet Route Type: Loop

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Grimes Farm is a popular hiking spot near Marshalltown with undulating terrain, a variety of trees and a signed nature trail. The observation tower platform offers great views of the surrounding hills. While the longest trail is only around 1.5 miles, the system can be looped together to increase distance.

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Fri Nov 03 2017

Great place to walk before or after work near Marshalltown. The observation tower is cool, and there is a variety of trees. Who says central Iowa is flat?

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