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Rock Island Old Stone Arch Nature Trail


Nearly four miles long, the Rock Island Old Stone Arch Nature Trail runs along what once was a railbed. The trail is mostly in Shelby County but extends into Pottawattamie County with a trailhead near the Shelby exit on Interstate 80. 

The trail runs through a variety of scenery, including creeks, wetlands, woods, and prairies.

Trail Uses

Cross-Country Skiing
Horseback Riding
Wheelchair Accessible


3.75 miles


Partially Paved


Parking is available at all three trailheads, including the trailhead beginning in Pottawattamie County.

Trail Map

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