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Type: Urban Trail

Length: 4 miles

Surface: Paved


Condition

Above Average

Grade - Flat


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Description

The George Recreational Trail is one example of the many activities in the George area. The 3.97 mile trail was completed in 2009. You may access the trail from every direction in George and encircle the entire community ending up where you began. This concrete path is suitable for walking, rollerblading or bicycling.

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You can experience the enjoyment of the trail that will take you along the east and north edge of George, to Locker Park and around the pond, following on along the Rio Grande Creek to the south portion of the city limits where you will hear the harmony of the wheels meeting the pavement as you cross under the bridge next to the Little Rock River. Through the frog ponds you will be serenaded by a choir of frogs.

As you travel this scenic route, you can rest at any of the 38 benches placed by families of loved ones. Or you can read over 225 plaques that have been placed in 8’x8’ concrete sections. These square sections are sold for $200 each and are reminders of those interested in the project and the community. If you are interested in purchasing a square or a bench, you may call the George City Office at 712-475-3612 or e-mailing your interest to cityofgeorge@mtcnet.net.


George City Campground
The George City Campground is in an ideal location -- it is quiet and close to the swimming pool, volleyball, playground and recreational trail.  Camping in George is only $10.00 per night.  There are eleven sites with electrical hookups and water is available in the shelter house.  There is a newly constructed bathroom facility/storm shelter that includes showers.  There is an RV dump located near the bathrooms.  The campground is open from May-Sept.

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This trail was last edited by bikeiowa on Jun 26, 2015.

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