Bridge over Indian Creek with a sign proclaiming

CeMar/Grant Wood Trail Bridge over Indian Creek Ribbon Cutting

The City of Marion, Linn County Trails Association, Chamber ambassadors and community leaders will celebrate the completion of a significant piece of the CeMar Trail Project — the reconstructed…


LCTA Shares 2020 Annual Report

The 2020 Annual Report of the Linn County Trails Association recognizes financial contributors to the organization and work performed in 2020. Key report highlights: 2020 Financials & Donor…


LCTA Announces 2020–21 Capital Campaign Fundraiser

With trail use up around 60 percent nationwide, and about 50 percent locally according to our survey, trails have provided a welcome relief from today’s challenges. Trails connect us to natural…


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LCTA 2020 Member Survey – Results

Dear Linn County Trail Users, Linn County Trails Association 2020 Survey results are in from more than 400 respondents – thank you for the great response and continued support! Survey results can be…


2021+ Upcoming Trail Development Projects

It's been called the, "Golden Age of Trails Development" in Eastern Iowa. With corridors identified, projects designed and on the books, the next few years will be tremendously busy and filled with…


Trail Counters are Back

All 12 trail counters have been reinstalled on the Metro Trail System after a long cold winter. Linn County Trails Association maintains the counters and collects data to measure trail usage. This…


February 2019 Board Meeting Canceled

Due to the poor weather conditions, the board meeting scheduled for Monday, February 11, 2019 has been CANCELED. All board meetings are open to the public. The next board meeting is scheduled for…


Winter Trail Counters

LCTA maintains 12 trail counters on the Metro Trail system. We remove the counter electronics in the winter from most of the locations but we maintain the counters at five locations which are:…


Mount Trashmore Trails & Overlook Grand Opening

The Linn County Solid Waste Agency has rescheduled the grand opening of the Mount Trashmore trails to Thursday September 13th at Noon.  They warn that event parking would could be limited, so it…


Trails are Open

The weather is warming and it is time to get out on the trails for another season! Linn County Trails Association works to promote trails, trail maintenance and construction of new trails. An…


Grant Wood Trail Open House Meeting – March 6th

Anderson Bogert is hosting a public open house to share details of the planned improvements design requested by Linn County Conservation to the Grant Wood Trail from Highway 13 east to Oxley…


Cross-Country Skiing Trails

With the fresh snow that we've had, it would be good to remind everyone about the trails that are groomed in Linn County for cross-country skiing for when the next powder falls.  The trails…


Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett Recognized for Commitment to Trails

More than $40-million dollars allocated to fund trail development during mayor's tenure. — The Linn County Trails Association board passed a resolution Monday night recognizing Cedar Rapids Mayor…


LCTA and Linn County Conservation Join to Mark Opening of Paved Trail to Center Point

After several months of construction and final touches, the Cedar Valley Nature Trail paving project from Schultz Road to Ash Lane in Center Point is complete. Linn County Trails Association and Linn…


CVNT Seal Coating this week (6/5/2017)

Linn County Conservation has let us know that the Cedar Valley Nature Trail from Boyson Road North to Robbins is closed today (6/5) and possibly tomorrow for seal coating the asphalt surface. The…


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