52.3 miles
Distance
545 ft
Climb
-605 ft
Descent
1,116 ft
High Point

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Iola
    , Kansas
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike Type
    XC, RD
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #104401 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    1996
  • Land Manager

The Prairie Spirit Trail State Park is a 52-mile biking and hiking trail built on a former railroad right-of-way. The route runs from Iola in the south to Ottawa in the north, passing through the communities of Iola, Carlyle, Colony, Welda, Garnett, Richmond, Princeton, and Ottawa.

Access Info

Trailheads in Iola, Carlyle, Colony, Welda, Garnett, Richmond, Princeton, and Ottawa.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Prairie Spirit Trail bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -60 ft
  • Altitude min
    892 ft
  • Altitude start
    952 ft
  • Altitude end
    892 ft
  • Grade
    -0.022%
  • Grade max
    -2.448%
  • Grade min
    2.636%
  • Distance climb
    21 miles
  • Distance down
    27 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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