Milwaukee Railroad Depot

The former Milwaukee Railroad Depot in Jefferson, Iowa, has been restored and is used for several purposes. It serves as the trail head for the Raccoon River Valley Recreational Bike Trail. The first section of the hard surface bike trail extends 18 miles and connects to an older section at Yale and goes on through Panora and Adel to West Des Moines.  The depot also houses tourist information and railroad memorabilia. Local citizens donated money to pave the Lincoln Highway across Greene County in the 1910s—this was the first paved section in Iowa. The Depot can be rented for various occasions. For reservations, call 515-386-2155.

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September 2022

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  • Java & Juice at Regency Park
  • Ribbon Cutting at Chitty Chitty Bean Bean
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  • Java & Juice at Absolute Quality of Life Wellness Center
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  • 3rd Annual Scranton Community Fundraiser
  • Red Barn Home and Craft Show
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  • Josiah Bushnell Grinnell and the Underground Railroad
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  • Art on the Square
  • Kids & Art Music Program
  • Chad Elliot Outdoor Concert
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  • Iowa Questers Conference "Fall Fling"
  • Ribbon Cutting and Java & Juice at Daubendiek Disc Golf Course