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TrailAlerts TrailAlerts
The Cedar Prairie Trail south of the Paw Park parking lot entrance and South Main Street will be closed for repairs beginning September 11, 2023 for three to five days.
Date Posted
21 days ago
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
21 days ago
The Cedar Valley Lakes Trail Waterloo is closed south of the 18th Street bridge to Evansdale for a flood control well pump installation until later this fall.
Date Posted
21 days ago
Ribbon cutting celebration for trail completion at George Wyth Lodge September 20, 2023.
Date Posted
118 days ago
Park Avenue bridge replacement project. Detour signs will be posted.
Date Posted
461 days ago
Shaulis Road Trail is closed at Hess Road/La Porte road intersection.
Date Posted
625 days ago
Bridge construction at 11th Street, trails closed both sides of river under the bridge
Date Posted
338 days ago
Paved Trail

West 1st Street Trail - Cedar Falls

1.5 mi
10 min
Route Type
Trail Details
Type: Paved Trail
State: Iowa
Counties: Black Hawk
Category: Urban

West 1st Street Trail - Cedar Falls

The West 1st Street Trail is a 1.5-mile, multi-use, side path trail connecting Hudson Road with Union Road in the northwest side Cedar Falls. It is part of the Hudson Road/Union Road Loop.

The trail turns into a sidewalk on its east end, going into downtown Cedar Falls. With care, this will connect your to the Cedar Valley Lakes Trail and the rest of the trail system.

Parking and Trail Access

W. 1st Street Trail

No dedicated trail parking is available for this path. Parking may be available on-street, but be sure to follow any posted parking signs. Those with parking permits for the University of Northern Iowa may park at any of the numerous parking lots around the sports facilities off of Hudson Road. The trail is easily reached on the north end of Hudson Road in Cedar Falls.

Trail Activities

What you can do




Roller Skating

Nearby Amenities

Useful features & facilities



Wheelchair Accessible

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Connecting Trails

Union Road Trail

The Union Road Trail is a two-mile side path trail in Cedar Falls connecting W. 1st Street and W. 27th Street.

Hudson Road Trail

A multi-use side path that runs from University Avenue to 1st Street along Hudson Road in Cedar Falls.

Cedar Valley Lakes Trail

The trail runs from Black Hawk Park in northern Cedar Falls, through Waterloo, all the way to the Cedar Valley Nature Trail.


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