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Des Moines: Cedar River Greenbelt Trail

Hear the deep calls of trumpeter swans on this 7.8-mile hike along a wild river corridor to limestone cliffs, prairies, and wooded hills where coyotes, deer, and turkey roam.

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To Trailhead

I-35 N to IA 9 E. Turn L onto Mitchell County Road T28. Go 2.5 miles to Cedar River Greenbelt Trail north parking lot. Trailhead is near bridge.

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