7 miles
Distance
106 ft
Climb
-87 ft
Descent
00:33:03
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Iola
    Iola, Kansas
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Rail Trail
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
    #90776 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2013
  • Land Manager

This is a rail-trail that follows a former Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line from Iola to Humboldt. At the north end, the trail connects to the southern end of the Prairie Spirit Trail. The surface is crushed limestone, about 12 feet wide. There is no cost to use this trail.

Access Info

Trailsheads at Iola and Humboldt.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Southwind Rail Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    20 ft
  • Altitude min
    950 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,005 ft
  • Altitude start
    958 ft
  • Altitude end
    977 ft
  • Grade
    0.055%
  • Grade max
    -1.8%
  • Grade min
    3.367%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,972 ft
  • Avg time
    00:33:03
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
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      • 42 rides
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