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Type: Nature Trail

Length: 13 miles

Surface: Paved

Parts of this trail is newer and smooth and the older sections are a bit rough, but still rideable on any bike.


Condition

Average

Grade - Rolling Mild Hills


Amenities


Description

The trail connects the city of Pella to Lake Red Rock and its recreation areas.


As you can see this trail has plenty of amenities and well worth a days ride or a weekend staycation.

Per INHF - Some sections of this trail have grades 5%-7%. The steepest areas include the climb over the dam itself (short but steep) and the long climb into Pella, where the trail runs parallel to the highway.


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History of the Trail

Volksweg is a Dutch word meaning “people’s path.


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This trail was last edited by aaxlu on Aug 18, 2014.

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Past Events

21st Annual Tour de Rock Bike Ride

7 Saturday Sep 2019
  • Pella, IA
  • Road
  •    541

Iowa Bike Co. Grand Opening

13 Saturday Apr 2019
  • PELLA, IA
  • Destination
  •    1,047

*POSTPONED* Iowa Bike Co. Grand Opening

6 Saturday Apr 2019
  • PELLA, IA
  • Destination
  •    1,526

Pedal with Peace Tree - Winter Gravel Edition

16 Saturday Feb 2019
  • Knoxville, IA
  • Gravel
  •    614

Pedal with Peace Tree

28 Sunday Aug 2016
  • Pella, IA
  • Party Ride
  •    2,767

Pedal With Peace Tree

17 Sunday Jul 2016
  • Knoxville, IA
  • Party Ride
  •    2,377

Tour de Rock Bike Ride

6 Saturday Sep 2014
  • Pella, IA
  • Road
  •    2,076

Red Rock Rotary Ride for Family Fun

12 Saturday Jul 2014
  • Pella and Knoxville, IA
  • Trail Ride
  •    1,634

Another Dam Bike Ride

6 Saturday Oct 2007
  • Knoxville, IA
  • Road
  •    1,201

Tour de Rock

9 Saturday Sep 2006
  • Pella, IA
  • Family oriented
  •    1,834

Tour De Rock

11 Saturday Sep 2004
  • Pella, IA
  • Just Plain Fun
  •    693

Tour De Rock

6 Saturday Sep 2003
  • Pella, IA
  • Just Plain Fun
  •    710

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Northern segment is accessible at North Overlook campground area via the spillway bridge or Idaho Ave. For updates on construction and project maps visit http://redrockhydroproject.com/

#1 - iowabikerides posted Jun 18, 2015


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