New Prairie Spirit Trail Signs in Iola

Iola has recently added new signs along the Prairie Spirit Trail. The new signs provide visitors with information to help find services, amenities, and major landmarks.

Southwind Rail Trail Dedication

From The Kansas Trail News There will be an official opening of the new 6.5-mile Southwind Rail Trail (southern extension of Prairie Spirit, from Iola to Humboldt) on Saturday, June 8th, 2:00 p.m. at the north of the Riverside Park … Read More

Iola Extension Officially Opens

According to Clark Coan at the Sunflower Rail-Trails Conservancy: “David Toland with Thrive Allen County reports that the new section of the Prairie Spirit Trail within the city limits of Iola is now complete. Asphalt has been laid and a … Read More

Update on Iola Extension

According to “Our Man in Iola” Kretzmeier: “The asphalt from the 109 mile marker South to Riverside Park is in place today. Some of the grading is yet to be completed, but it is navigable. Our group rode the distance … Read More

Iola Bridge Replaced

The bridge in Iola that was closed due to arson last summer has been replaced. The trail is now open for its current entire length.  

Trail Extension Update from KDWP

The trail extension from the Prairie Spirit Trail State Park to River Side Park in Iola is not done. There is a tentative deadline of June 1. This however, depends on many factors including weather. The bridge is still out … Read More

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