Trails

Water Trails


Want to learn more about the future of water trails in Johnston? The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization has created a draft plan on 150 miles of the area's creeks and rivers, including Beaver Creek. The draft plan was developed by the MPO on behalf of the Iowa Department of Natural resources.

View the links below to learn more about the Beaver Creek Plan.
Beaver Creek Water Trail

Hard/Soft Trails


The City of Johnston has more than 38-miles of trails for you to enjoy. A recent survey shows Johnston ranks 20% higher than the national average when it comes to resident satisfaction with the quality of our walking and biking trails.

We invite you to come explore our trails with the 2017 Johnston Trails Map.

Check out out our Johnston & Regional Trail map (PDF).