Wabash Trace Nature Trail

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Parking: At Main street: parking, showers, rest rooms, picnic tables
Food: The Gold Coin Bar & Grill
Monday thru Saturday 9:30 am to close.  Closed Sunday.
123 Main St.
(712) 583-3266
Lodging: None
Picnic Area: Yes
Camping: Wabash Trace Park: just along the trail; Camping, complete with restrooms, shower, electrical hookups, picnic tables, grills, pavillion, bike racks, etc. is available at the Wabash Trace Park.  Trail maps are available at the Clerk's Office adjacent to the park. Campground is large enough to accomodate RVs, Tow Behinds, etc., with a separate area for primitive camping as well.  Contact Coin City Clerk (712) 583-3523



watertowerMalvern is a growing community in southwest Iowa.  A number of services are available to visitors to the Wabash Trace including restaurants and groceries.     

Parking: Public parking on Main Street near trail

C&M's Cafe

Classic Cafe

Mulholland Grocery

Lodging: Pierce Guest Cottage: Greg and Bonnie Pierce; 31050 Little Lane; Malvern, IA 51551; (712) 624-8850
Picnic Area:  

Boehner Park

Renovations planned for the old depot to add shower & restroom facilities for campers and trail users.



Parking: At North end of Railroad street: parking, restrooms, drinking water, picnic tables
Emerald Isle Bar & Grill: 100 Railroad Street, Imogene, IA 51645
712-FUN-BEER (712-386-2337)
Lodging: King's Cottage furnished house rental and RV plug-in, Lynn at 713-882-4311
Picnic Area: Yes
Camping: Seasonal Restroom & Shower Facility inside Grain Bin, 2 RV Electrical Hookups


Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs is the north end of the Wabash Trace Nature Trail.  Iowa West Foundation Trailhead Park provides ample parking for visitors to the trail.  Connector trails to the Wabash provide access to numerous amenities in the area including food, lodging, camping and cycling shops. 

Parking: Public parking at the trail access point.
Food: A number or restaurants are close to the trailhead and accessible from the trail. 
Lodging: Yes.  Nearby motels/hotels in the Lake Manawa area.  Harrah's and Ameristar Casino/Hotels accessible by trail from the Wabash.  Approximately 5 miles ride.
Picnic Area: Covered picnic area at Iowa West Foundation Trailhead Park.  Playgound equipment is available.
Camping: Camping is available at nearby Lake Manawa State Park which is approximately 2 miles from the trailhead.  There is a connector trail from the Wabash to the park.


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