Pottawattamie County already has many miles of trails for biking, hiking, walking, jogging, horseback riding, and paddling. Omaha Metro Trails – Council Bluffs’ trails connect with Omaha and surrounding communities across the river via the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.
Wabash Trace Nature Trail – The Wabash is a former railroad line consisting of crushed limestone for bicycling, walking, and running.
City of Council Bluffs Trails – Many miles of paved trails throughout the city.
Pottawattamie County Conservation – County conservation areas provide hiking, camping, and other outdoor recreation opportunities.
Rock Island Old Stone Arch Nature Trail – This 3.8-mile trail goes through a wetland, prairie habitat, and a woodland.
West Nishnabotna River Water Trail – The only state-designated water trail in Southwest Iowa is open to canoeing, kayaking, tubing, and tanking from Avoca to Macedonia with accesses at each community in between.
Trails Have Our Respect (THOR) – Dirt Trail Advocates of Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa.
Iowa by Trail – Iowa by Trail App, which includes all kinds of trails
Iowa Bikeways – trails, road bikeways, singletrack, and gravel bicycling
Iowa Bicycle Map – from Iowa DOT; shows paved and unpaved bicylce trails, shared-use trails, bike lanes, sidepaths, paved shoulders, and bicycle-friendly roads