The Raccoon River Valley Trail - the gem of Iowa's 600+ miles of multi-use trails in central Iowa.

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TRAIL STATUS ALERT

Beginning Thursday, April 2, Viceroy Trail, a gravel road approximately one mile southeast of Panora, will be closed at its junction with the Raccoon River Valley Trail.  Construction will be starting on a paved trail crossing of the road, and should take two or three days to complete.  RRVT users will have to walk their bicycles around the construction area as they use the trail.  For more information please contact the Guthrie County Conservation Board office at (641) 755-3061.

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How local businesses can attract more trail users
Perry, 24 March, 2015

A one-day "bike trail tourism conference" on April 2 at the Hotel Pattee in Perry will focus on "capturing the growing economic potential of our trails," says one of the organizers. The event will feature conversations with business development experts who know trails & bicycling, as well as with business owners who've had real success along the trails. Deadline for sign-up is March 30, so act now. ...



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