Follow the 26 Mile Heritage Trail
The Heritage Trail winds through beautiful landscapes carved out by a once bustling railroad route.
Starting in Dubuque, follow the 26 mile path to Dyersville, Iowa, home of the Field of Dreams.
Bike, Hike, Walk
The Heritage Trail is a 26 mile, scenic, all-season trail. Thousands of visitors traverse the trail each year, including some of our favorite four legged friends.
The Dubuque trail access point is located 3 miles north of Dubuque on US 52 at Rupp Hollow Road at Heritage Pond (11330 Rupp Hollow - Dubuque, IA 52001). This area features a restroom, water fountain, and parking. For even more fun #WhereIowaStarted the trail also connects to several city bike trails. 📸 @jolenedarter
Located just off of Highway 52, the Durango access (14758 Burtons Furnace Road - Durango, IA 52039) and portion of the trail crosses the Little Maquoketa River. In fact there is a canoe access nearby if you want to switch gears and hit the water. (Bonus - it has a break stop at the Durango Depot where you can grab a meal before you continue your exploring.)
The access point in Epworth (11616 Gun Club Road - Epworth, IA 52046) offers parking overlooks the Little Maquoketa River valley. Nearby is Centennial Ball Park with water and restrooms. 📸 @elen_rc
The Graf access point (490 Graf Road - Durango, IA 52039) features parking, a picnic shelter, restroom, and fix it station. Nearby you can take your adventures to the next level and check out a fossil site.
The Farley access (11053 Holy Cross Road - Farley, IA 52046) is the high point of the trail with a picnic shelter, fix it station, and parking.
The access at Dyersville (2022 Beltline Road - Dyersville, IA 52040) is just 4 miles from the iconic Field of Dreams Movie Site. It also features a picnic shelter, water fountain, and parking. While in town, visit the National Farm Toy Museum, have a catch, and sit down for a well deserved slice of pie at Country Junction. 📸 @loveofgoldens