Iowa Motorcycle Roads and Trips

Iowa (IA) is sometimes referred to as the land between the two rivers, referring to it's position between the Missouri River to the west and the Mississippi River to the east. On those borders you'll find motorcycle roads featuring some very nice rolling & winding river roads. The center of the state showcases motorcycle rides passing through sweeping parries and rural farming communities. When it's time to pull over and stretch your legs, you can enjoy amenities highlighting pioneer history, contemporary arts, national landmarks and family theme parks.




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November 26, 2013
This trip provides an excellent mix of views and experiences that are presented by the various environments along historic Highway IA-92. The...
Majority of this trip is on lightly utilized State Highways. Mostly fair condition roads. With towns that you actually pass "THROUGH" there...
This trip starts in Des Moines, Iowa at the intersections of SW 63rd St/IA-28 South & Army Post Rd.

1. Head...
September 10, 2013
Nice farm land with few intersections. some blind curves but easy to navigate with mostly good visibility.
A nice rolling road. Once you start the nice gentle turn you arrive around some nice turns that is very pleasant. I...
Leaving DeWitt on Y70 head North. Go for about 5 miles and the road will vear to the right and become 182nd...
July 5, 2013
This is the most amazing ride we have been on for a long time. I started in Cumming Iowa and ended at...
The entire route is very nice. You will have hills, sharp curves and lots of country side scenic views.
From Indianola, IA take Route 92 east to Knoxville, IA then take route 14 north up to Lake Red Rock. Cross over...
June 23, 2013
Much of this ride runs along side the Mississippi River. You will see barges, trains, and an old school house just to...
This road has many curves and hills. I cannot speak for the road quality right now becuase it is under some construction...
Take Mississippi River Road north out of Keokuk and just follow the road until you get to Montrose. For a longer ride...
October 9, 2012
Onawa is a decent size town just east of the Missouri river. It is flat and boring for the first couple of...
Winding roads with lot's of curves for 20 miles of your trip. Pavement is in excellent shape the entire route. Elevation changes...
Interstate 29 just South of Souix City, IA you take the Onawa exit. Continue thru town and stay on Highway 37. You...
March 30, 2012
Nice curvey road with rolling hills, lined with farms and goes through Shimek Forest, through Indian Lake Park/White Timber Area and ends...
Nice curvey road with rolling hills. Not the newest pavement but no potholes.
Start the route in Donnellson, IA by taking Route 2 west. In Farmington stay on Route 2 by taking a left at...
March 10, 2012
Good view of the Mississippi river and of the neighboring hills. The majority of the route, hugs the river and you'll be...
Well use highway with good maintenance and the roads follow hills so you'll enjoy the turns and elevation changes.
You start at Brownsville MN and head south on 26 you will go through Reno, MN and New Albin, IA. When you...
August 18, 2011
You get to see lots of trees, and corn and also get to travel along the river for a short distance, but...
Not too bad overall, some roads are periodically under constructions, but for the most part the roads are pretty well maintained.
We start off in Cedar Rapids iowa, On blairsferry road NE at walmart, we head west on blairsferry and take a left...
October 1, 2009
Large Hills and Valleys Gorgeous vistas. This is a very enjoyable loop!
Twisties galore on County Road A26. Road quality was good to excellent.
Starting a Waukon, Iowa take Hwy. 9 east to Lansing Iowa. At Lansing take Hwy 26 to the junction of County Road...
July 1, 2009
The White Pole Highway reveals plenty of beautiful Iowa Countryside. You'll see corn, beans, and rolling hills of Iowa pasture land.
The road is good. There is occasional construction, but the ride is generally very smooth. There are some twists and turns and...
We knew we wanted to ride the White Pole Highway so we started our loop in Urbandale and headed west on I-80...
March 1, 2009
Iowa's Loess Hills have 220 miles of scenic loops and byways. Only one other place in the world (yes the world)...
There are several Loops off the Byway Spine you can take although some are partly gravel (and even dirt), so stop at...
Starting at Missouri Valley, IA take HWY 30 East (Lincoln Hwy) to Logan. Left at stop light (N.2nd Ave) onto Hwy 127....
January 1, 2009
The namesake for this Iowa motorcycle ride is Poopy's Pub and Grub which is touted as "Illinois Biggest Biker Destination." As...
The road from Anamosa to Sabula is a two land highway, can be bumpy in spots but is paved and fine to...
Start in Anamosa Iowa and follow highway 64 all the way to Sabula, Iowa. Continue east on 64 and cross over from...
February 1, 2008
This rides scenery offers everything from rolling cornfields, small mountains, roads along the Mississippi river, lots of small towns and an Illinois...
Most roads are in good shape. Wisconsin and Iowa are great ... Illinois has the worst of them (thanks governor rod).
- begin in Belvidere, IL, and head north out of town on route 76 past Boone co fairgrounds. (co. fair, car shows...
July 1, 2006
It's Iowa. Not much but corn and beans. It's the road that is important.
The road conditions change from town to town. Part of it is a tad worn out but still very safe.
Start your route in the town of Sloan, IA (which is just about 20 miles southeast of Sioux City, IA). From Sloan...
March 1, 2005
This road runs through some of the most serene & beautiful southwest Iowa farmland.
Most of this route is well maintained pavement, even though the original road was brick highway (Old Lincoln Highway). Lost of turnshills,...
The starting point is in Council Bluffs, IA (just accross the river/border from Omaha, NE). Start on north Broadway and you'll find...
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