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Best trails in Ankeny

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Explore the most popular trails near Ankeny with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Ankeny
Top trails (2)
#1 - High Trestle Trail
Big Creek State Park
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Length: 25 mi • Est. 10 h 21 m
High Trestle Trail is a rail trail running from Ankeny to Woodward. The trail is named after a former 1913 bridge that spanned the Des Moines River between the towns of Madrid and Woodward. 3,000 peopShow more
#2 - Carney Marsh Trail
Polk County Conservation
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 50 m
Carney Marsh Trail is a 2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ankeny, Iowa that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of acShow more