Officials and trail advocates in Iowa are gearing up to be a part of an ambitious bike trail project planned to connect Washington, D.C., with Washington state.
The Great American Rail-Trail — a proposed multi-use trail spanning 12 states, including Iowa, and more than 3,700 miles — has the support of the Iowa Department of Transportation, according to a DOT news release.
The trail, mostly comprised of defunct railroads turned into walking and biking paths, would wind through several cities including Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Madrid, Brayton and Underwood before hitting Lake Manawa State Park and then the Nebraska border, according to a map of the proposed route.
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