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TrailAlerts TrailAlerts
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
222 days ago
Park Avenue bridge replacement project. Detour signs will be posted.
Date Posted
662 days ago
Shaulis Road Trail is closed at Hess Road/La Porte road intersection.
Date Posted
826 days ago
Bridge construction at 11th Street, trails closed both sides of river under the bridge
Date Posted
539 days ago
Soft Trails

Hartman Reserve

Trail Details
Type: Developed, Multiuse
State: Iowa
Counties: Black Hawk
Category: Single Track & Double Track

Hartman Reserve Soft Trails

Hartman Reserve has more than 10 soft trails with a nature center located within the reserve. The soft trails can be used for hiking, running, skiing, and biking throughout reserve. Hartman Reserve is connected to George Wyth State Park via the South Riverside Trail and Greenhill Trail

Hartman Reserve Nature Center has been designated as an Iowa Watchable Wildlife Site and an Important Bird Area. Youth education on understanding environment and nature has been a large part of Hartman Reserve. "The closer the young are kept to nature, the better and happier men and women they will become." John C. Hartman

Shirey Way Trail (1.14 miles)
Shirly Trail (1.2 miles)
Prairie Trail (0.55 miles)
Lakes Trail (0.35 miles)
Ski Trail (0.58 miles)
Willow Trail
Maple Trail
Oak Trail
Sherwood Trail 
Sherwood Forest Trail (1.29 miles)
Hackett Trail (0.30 miles)
South Riverside Trail (2.01 miles)
Lucy Price Trail (0.25 miles)
Bulldog Bayou Trail 
Trolley Car Trail (0.44 miles)
  • Visitor Center
  • Bird blind
  • Fishing
  • Hiking trails
  • Canoe/kayak access
  • Shelters
  • Modern restrooms
Trail Activities

What you can do








Wildlife Viewing


Nearby Amenities

Useful features & facilities


Picnic Shelters



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Connecting Trails

Greenhill Trail

Part of the Cedar Valley Trails Network, the trail runs through open country and residential areas a

South Riverside Trail

Trail runs from Main St., Cedar Falls, along the Cedar River, through Sherwood Park, and into Downto


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