There is plenty of outdoor "playspace" in Fairfield, from parks to trails and waterways. The new bikeway/walkway system serves as a connector between neighborhoods, schools, parks, and recreation areas.
Come and enjoy the great outdoors on Fairfield's recreational trail system. When complete a 33-mile trail system will connect parks, lakes, and a state preserve. Pass through prairies, woodlands, wetlands, old railroad corridors, over major bridges, and much more. Enjoy walking, jogging, biking, and cross-country skiing in the winter. There are over 100 species of birds which you will catch sight of while enjoying your adventure on our trail system.
Click here for a printable map of our trails.
During the summer months in Fairfield, the three retired water reservoirs in Fairfield are refreshing places to go cool off and enjoy the lush greenery,.and to kayak, canoe, swim and fish. Or try the Cedar Creek Water Trail which uses a 6- mile scenic section of Cedar Creek, or the 72-mile Skunk River Water Trail which passes through Keokuk, Washington, Jefferson, and Henry counties.
Click here for a printable map of our water trails.
Fairfield Iowa Convention & Visitors Bureau
200 N. Main • Fairfield, IA 52556 • (641) 472-2828