Explore North Liberty’s Trails and Parks this Winter

Warm clothes and layers go a long way to making outdoor spaces comfortable and fun. Below are some ideas from the City of North Liberty to get outside and enjoy the winter season.

Trails-to-Tables Challenge

Our metro area has more than 100 miles of trails — with North Liberty home to more than 25 miles maintained year-round — and public area public servants invite the public to join them in the Trails-to-Table Challenge to help food pantries, highlighting our amazing trail network and promoting safe outdoor activity that aids physical and emotional health amid the pandemic.

ONE Packs

Online Outdoor Nature Education Packs are winter activities and game kits to help you explore North Liberty parks. Go bald eagle watching, hand feed chickadees, ID evergreens and more.

Recreation Trails

Even in winter, the North Liberty parks team clears our trail system — all 25 miles of it. And with recent years’ emphasis on expanding and connecting, it’s even easier to find a route that suits you and your family. Our trail system offers safe places for beginning bicyclists riding with their families, connects to the larger trail system throughout the county, and provides an alternative to the treadmill. You can get a map of the North Liberty Trail Corridor Network or the larger regional trail system online.

Hiking

Get off the beaten path at nearby hiking trails. Squire Point and Woodpecker trails, just east of town, are a popular destination, but there are other trails nearby maintained by the Bur Oak Land Trust, the US Army Corps of EngineersJohnson County Conservation, and the University of Iowa.