There are a wealth of places to ride a bicycle in Allen County, Kansas!
There are a number of popular bicycling routes in Allen County, including both paved and gravel roads, as well as mixed-surface routes that contain both paved and non-paved sections.
Learn more: Bike Routes in Allen County, Kansas
Allen County is blessed to have an abundance of trails for hiking and biking. In fact, Allen County has one of the most comprehensive trail systems in the state.
- Lehigh Portland Trails
- The Lehigh Portland Trails are being built on the site of a former cement plant and quarry, along the banks of Elm Creek in Iola, Kansas. The trails will feature both rail-trail-style gravel-surfaced trails and natural-surface trails for mountain biking, trail running, and nature hikes.
- Mopac Trail
- The Missouri Pacific Recreational Trail (or MoPac Trail) is a new trail being built on the former Missouri Pacific Railway corridor in Iola. The trail connects with the Prairie Spirit Trail and runs east to just past Cottonwood Street.
- Prairie Spirit Trail
- The Prairie Spirit Trail State Park is a 52-mile biking and hiking trail built on a former railroad right-of-way, stretching between Iola and Ottawa.
- Southwind Rail Trail
- The Southwind Rail Trail is a 6.5-mile trail that follows a former Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line from Iola to Humboldt.
Learn More: Trails in Allen County, Kansas