what is the event

Boone History and Trains Walk

Year Round Walk

SN: 117959 - 2021 / Y0243

when is the event

From Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Start box available: Daily, dawn to dusk

where is the event

Boone, Iowa

The address/location to the Physical Start Box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

1704 S Story St, Boone, IA

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Little Free Libraries

Rockin' Around the Clock

Walking with America's Veterans


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Long description

Walk along the historic Lincoln Highway and pass the birthplace of Mamie Doud Eisenhower. Visit the Historic Depot and the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad Museum (fee). The walk also passes through McHose Park. Dawn to dusk.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5k & 10k, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Easy

Wheelchairs: Medium


The annual Pufferbilly Days Railroad celebration is held the first weekend after Labor Day. The Iowa Municipal Band Festival is held the second Saturday of July at the Herman Park Pavilion.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

From Hwy 30 turn N to Boone at 4-way stop (Story St). Circle K is on right about 1 block.

event sponsor

Greater Des Moines Volkssport Assn. (AVA-0250)

Event website: iowaswalkingclub.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.