J11 Mountain Bike Trail

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J11 Mountain Bike Trail is a 0.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Des Moines, Iowa that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until December. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 0.7 miles Elevation Gain: 3 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly


mountain biking

nature trips


bird watching




wild flowers


1 month ago

Saw lots of wildlife. Also saw a bald eagle.

mountain biking
9 months ago

Short, flat and easy to ride. Great for all ages.

Wed Aug 17 2016

Great trail for kids to learn the love of mountain biking:)

Wed Jun 22 2016

Great trail. Hard to find the trail head.

Fri Jun 17 2016

Great trail for all ages and skill levels

Wed Jun 15 2016

Sun Nov 08 2015

Pretty area, lots of different trails and close to downtown.

mountain biking
Fri Jul 20 2012

For the Des Moines metro area this is about as good as it gets for mountain biking. Very flat and fast single track. A few good obstacles to challenge a good rider as well. The trail flows very well and is well worth the ride.

Mon May 04 2015

recorded Walnut Creek Loop

Tue Jul 03 2012