Recreational Trails

Council Bluffs is home to an unforgettable 41-mile continuous system of trails, including key trails along the riverfront and around Lake Manawa. Outside the metro area, explore more opportunities to get outdoors with trails in our county parks and the beautiful Loess Hills.

Council Bluffs Trails


1.8 miles

Wabash Trace Nature Trail

63 miles · Moderate

Indian Creek Trail

3.5 miles · Easy

Iowa Riverfront Trail

7 miles · Easy

Lewis & Clark Monument Loop

3.7 miles · Moderate

Valley View Trail

10.5 miles · Easy

Pottawattamie County Trails

Wilson Island Recreation Area Trails

5.7 miles · Various Difficulties