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The Cedar Valley Lakes Trail along Gateway Park and the Cedar River will be closed starting September 11, 2023 for up to one year for the construction of the Cedar River Recreational Project. Follow detour signs to bypass this area.
Date Posted
171 days ago
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Park Avenue bridge replacement project. Detour signs will be posted.
Date Posted
611 days ago
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Shaulis Road Trail is closed at Hess Road/La Porte road intersection.
Date Posted
775 days ago
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Bridge construction at 11th Street, trails closed both sides of river under the bridge
Date Posted
488 days ago
Water Trail

Cedar Valley Paddlers' Trail

10 mi
Distance
4 hr
Time
Water & Soft
Surface
Loop
Route Type
Trail Details
Type: Water Trail
State: Iowa
Counties: Black Hawk
Category: Greenway

Cedar Valley Paddlers' Water Trail

Cedar Valley Paddler's Trail is a loop that connects the Cedar River, George Wyth State Park, and Hartman Reserve Nature Center. The trail consists of 8.4 miles of water and 1.6 miles of soft trail for portage. The trail consists of one main loop with some smaller offshoot options to lengthen or shorten your experience.

George Wyth State Park is located at 3659 Wyth Road, Waterloo, IA 50703.

Hartman Reserve Nature Center is located at 657 Reserve Dr, Cedar Falls, IA 50613.

Each of the access points along the Cedar Valley Paddlers water trail exist within George Wyth State Park or Hartman Reserve.

  • Cedar River in George Wyth State Park
  • Fisher Lake in George Wyth State Park
  • Brinker Lake in George Wyth State Park
  • George Wyth Lake in George Wyth State Park
  • Alice Wyth Lake in George Wyth State Park
  • Cedar River in Hartman Reserve North Unit

The Cedar Valley Paddlers' trail has a large number of other outdoor recreation opportunities including access to the hard or soft trails, boating, fishing, hiking, camping, and picnicking.

For more information regarding campground reservations, contact George Wyth State Park at (319) 232-5505.

Trail Activities

What you can do

Boating

Birding

Fishing

Picnicking

Camping

Hiking

Walking

Nearby Amenities

Useful features & facilities

Lake

Grills

Wheelchair Accessible

RV Hookups

Parking

Shade

Picnic Shelters

Restrooms

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