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Redfield Area Conservation Attractions
Raccoon River Valley Trail Map 


Redfield Depot


Just as today's four-lane highways provide Dallas County residents with easy access to Des Moines, the railroads of the early part of the 19th century served the same purpose. The Redfield depot stands as a reminder of Dallas County's remarkable railroad history.

Group of bikers on trail

The Raccoon River Valley Trail was built on the abandoned Chicago Northwestern Railroad line. Now a resting spot for trail users, the depot still provides travelers entry and exit to the town of Redfield. Facilities include restrooms, indoor resting area, and a railroad display area. 



May 1st - October 31st

The building is open from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m daily. The Redfield Development Commission operates a concession stand on weekends from June 1st to October 30th.

November 1st - April 30th

Depot closed - no water fountain or restroom facilities available. 



The Redfield Depot is located in Redfield just off of Highway 6. 

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