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Heritage Trail

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Documents

Group Pass Application (PDF)

Features

  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Bike Trail
  3. Boating/Canoeing
  4. Camping
  5. Fishing
  6. Near Restrooms
  7. Pavilion
  8. Picnicking
  9. Restrooms
  10. Trails
  11. Water

About the Trail


Explore the Upper Midwest’s most scenic all-season trail. Follow the 30-mile route of a once bustling railroad into a 450 foot deep valley, past old mining and mill towns. Discover the rugged beauty that welcomes thousands of bicyclists and hikers each year.

Amenities
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Picnicking
  • Restrooms
  • Shelters
  • Trails
  • Water

Heritage Trail Fees


Heritage trail user fee required and can be purchased at several locations across Dubuque County or at the trail access kiosks. View the fees:
  • Daily Pass (Age 17 and over): $2
  • Family Yearly Pass: $25
  • Senior Yearly Pass (Ages 65 and over): $5
  • Single Yearly Pass (Ages 17 to 64): $10
  • Special Group Use: $5/day

Trail Heads
  • Dubuque: 11330 Rupp Hollow Road
    Dubuque, IA 52001
  • Durango: 14758 Burtons Furnace Road
    Durango, IA 52039
  • Dyersville: 2022 Beltline Road
    Dyersville, IA 52040
  • Epworth: 11616 Gun Club Road
    Epworth, IA 52046
  • Farley: 11053 Holy Cross Road
    Farley, IA 52046
  • Graf: 490 Graf Road
    Durango, IA 52039

Maps


Winter Use of Vehicles


A minimum 4 inches of snow is required for snowmobiling on the trail from Dubuque to Dyersville.