Type: Urban Trail

Length: 4 miles

Surface: Paved

Multi-use trial. Cement/concrete. Asphalt.


Above Average

Grade - Rolling Mild Hills



Multi-use trail running along 50th Street from Grand Avenue to Westown Parkway.
Connects with Mills Civic Pkwy trail, Jordan Creek Trail, Ashworth Road multiuse bridge over I-35, Westown Pkwy trail.

Connecting to residential neighborhoods, commercial developments, and passing through 3 city parks (Jordan Creek, Knoll, Crossroads) makes this trail popular with pedestrians on nice days.

Location - Where is this Trail?

50th Street from Grand Avenue to Westown Parkway.


Parking available at commercial developments, residential streets, Crossroads Park, Jordan Creek Park.

Sites & Attractions

History of the Trail


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This trail was last edited by HawkeyeBiker on Jul 2, 2019.

Upcoming Events

Embrace the Hills 2024

21 Saturday Sep 2024
  • Mondamin, IA
  • Road
  •    647


Past Events

Embrace the Hills 2023

16 Saturday Sep 2023
  • Mondamin, IA
  • Road
  •    5,960

Mayor's Bike Ride, City of West Des Moines

13 Saturday May 2017
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • Other
  •    11,153

Katie's Crusaders Bike for Breast

27 Saturday Aug 2016
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Other
  •    24,259

Mayor's Bike Ride, City of West Des Moines

14 Saturday May 2016
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • Other
  •    86,824

Tour de Tivoli Bike Ride

24 Sunday May 2015
  • Elk Horn, IA
  • Road
  •    12,837

Iowa By Trail Central Iowa Launch Party

1 Thursday May 2014
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Other
  •    24,221

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The Torres Team with RE/MAX Concepts joins as a new BIKEIOWA Sponsor

  • bikeiowa
  • Wed November 9 2022
  •   2,133
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New ERIK’S Store Opening in West Des Moines!

  • bikeiowa
  • Mon May 10 2021
  •   4,449
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Small Business Saturday 2020 - SHOP LOCAL

  • bikeiowa
  • Fri November 27 2020
  •   7,256

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Latest 50th Street Trail News

Evansdale proclaims May as Bike Month

  • Sun May 02 2021
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