Bike Rentals available in Garnett

From Susan Wettstein at Prairiespirittrail.org GREAT NEWS! Garnett has a new bike repair and rental shop opening! KDS Auto Detailing is located right along the trail at 506 South Main and beginning July 15 they will be adding bike repair … Read More

More News on PST Extension to Humbolt

Thrive Allen County and the Sunflower Rail-Trails Conservancy jointly announced this week that the 51-mile Prairie Spirit Trail will be extended south 6.5 miles from Iola. This addition will follow the regulations of the National Trails Act and will extend … Read More

Prairie Spirit Trail extension progressing in Iola

From Iola Radio Newsroom, dated March 24, 2011 At yesterday’s county commissioner meeting, an agreement was approved that will extend Prairie Spirit Trail through Iola. The state has agreed to reimburse the city for 80 percent of the project’s estimated … Read More

Trail to be extended to Humboldt?

From Kansas Cyclist Efforts are underway to extend the 51-mile Prairie Spirit Trail from Iola to Humboldt. Sunflower Rail-Trails Conservancy assumed railbanking custodianship of the 6.5-mile out-of-service rail corridor in January. A series of informational meetings will be held in … Read More

Time For Some Spring Cleaning on the Trail

Thrive Allen County is hosting a Prairie Spirit Trail Clean-Up on April 30th starting at 9am and continuing until 1pm. Those that wish to participate should meet at Union Tire on West Street in Iola. They recommend that you bring … Read More

Restrooms To Open, Cyclists Relieved

According to the Prairie Spirit Trail Manager, Trent McCown, all of the restrooms should be open on the trail by the 16th of April this year. Opening seems to be high on the list that includes mowing and patching many … Read More

Trail Talk with Trent

The days are getting longer! Well, that could be taken several ways so I will rephrase and say we are getting more hours of daylight every day. Although snow is not out of the picture, we are starting to see … Read More

Welda Tunnel to be open Friday, October 8th!

Kansas Department of Transportation has announced that the Prairie Spirit Trail tunnel under Highway 169 at Welda will re-open on Friday, October 8th. This opening eliminated the need for either the 3 miles detour or the short ride on the … Read More

Bikers’ Notice

Randy at Kansas Cyclist has made me aware that the city of Iola has some city statutes that will be of interest to those of us who are pedaling through town. The relevant sections of the municipal code are: ARTICLE … Read More

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