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Hike Jordan Creek Trail

West Des Moines, Iowa

based on 1 reviews



14.5 miles

Elevation Gain

275 ft


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This is a moderately trafficked trail that goes out and back through Des Moines.

Jordan Creek Trail is a 14.5 mile out and back hike that takes you past wildlife located near West Des Moines, Iowa. Part of this trail is also suburban and it connects neighborhoods with shopping and retail, schools, and recreational amenities. Once you get to the suburban part of the trail there are countless activities to do on and around the trail.

There are many points at which you can hop off the trail to engage in some of the activities around it. If you then want to hop back onto the trail and are unsure where to go, simply follow signs for key landmarks, including Jordan Creek Park and Raccoon River.

Parking: The best place to park at the eastern end of the trail is at the Raccoon River Park Softball Complex, about 1.5 miles west.

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Hike Jordan Creek Trail Reviews

This trail goes through many neighborhoods, shopping areas, and wooded areas. Some of the areas can be pretty populated, but for the most part, it's a nice trail that you can walk on for a long time.

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