Southern Wapsie Great Western Line Trail Grand Opening Set For May 5th

Trails Sign For Hiking
A trail sign from a hiking path in Northeastern Pennsylvania with golden foliage in the background

Riceville, IA – The Grand Opening of the southern branch of the Wapsie Great Western Line Trail will be taking place on May 5.

Activities will fill 13 miles of the trail on this day. Juliet O’Keefe, volunteer, says what kind of things will be set up for people to partake in.

A half marathon, 10k and 5k will be taking place that morning as well on the north branch of the trail.

Those races will start at 9:30 a.m. O’Keefe says where people interested in running the trail should go.

The trail head is in Riceville. The events throughout the day are free. The activities will take place on the south branch in the afternoon.

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