what is the event

High Trestle Bridge Trail

Seasonal Walk

SN: 117967 - 2021 / Y2033

when is the event

Starting Thu, Apr 1st, 2021 until Dec 31st, 2021

Start box available: 6 am-11pm

where is the event

Madrid, Iowa

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

501 E 2nd St, Madrid, 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

None provided


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Long description

Start point open 6 am-11pm. This walk is an out and back on hard surface Heart of Iowa Nature Trail. Converted rail trail crosses the Des Moines River on the beautiful 13 story High Trestle Bridge. Lighted bridge is spectacular at night. Because of heavy bike traffic a flashlight and/or reflective clothing is a MUST at night. Remote start point is at trailhead 2 blocks south of Git N' Go.

conditions for the event

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

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Easy

Wheelchairs: Medium


Please keep in mind this walk is on a multi-use trail-share the trail with bicycles.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

From the east and north, take I-35 and exit 102 (Hwy 210, Cambridge/Huxley) west approx 10 miles to T intersection of Hwy 17. Turn left for 2 blocks. From the south and west take I-80/I-35 and exit 127 (Hwy 141) north to Hwy 17. Go north on Hwy 17 approx 9 miles.

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.