Elma, Iowa

Bike Trail Photos

Progress!  The trail extension into Riceville is proceeding, with paving on portions taking place in June 2017.

More paving on Riceville portion of the trail, June 2017.

Mile Markers installed on the Old Roundhouse portion of the trail from Lylah's marsh into Elma

Another newly installed mile marker on Elma's trail

Lush greenery along the Old Roundhouse Trail into Elma

Landscaping & artwork on the Elma portion of the Wapsi-Great Western Trail system, known as Old Roundhouse Trail

Information about the railway  Old Roundhouse, for which Elma's trail is named.

The Trailhead Visitor Center in Elma is open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. seven days a week in season (approximately May-October).  Stop in to use our public restroom, to gather some information about the area or use our newly added water fountain on the south/east side of the building!

Walk through our historic covered bridge, reminiscent of the bygone railroad days.  To the south of the covered bridge is our Depot Museum, open  by appointment.  Call 641-229-5947 to browse the many railroad artifacts displayed there!

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