Explore Clear Lake’s biking scene with ease! Rent a bike from one of our trusted rental partners or bring your own to embark on a leisurely 14-mile journey around the lake. If you’re up for more adventure, venture into the charming countryside or discover the area’s extensive trail network. Don’t forget to grab a Lake Lap map from our visitor center or download it here to plan your route.

Bicycle repair station locations:
City Park (south side of the Bandshell)
Ventura (corner of Main Street & Lake Street)
Trolley Trail (255th St & Jonquil Avenue

Rentals:
Clear Lake Adventure Rentals
712 Hwy 18 E, 641-357-3535
Providing bicycles for all ages, along with co-pilots and toddler trailers for family outings. Reserve online!

Lake Life Rentals
2 N 8th St, 641-357-5777
Offering Serial 1 eBikes with pedal assist for an effortless ride. Reserve online!

Bike Shops:
Wayne’s Ski & Cycle
15 6th St SW, Mason City, 641-423-2851

Sister’s Prairie Trail: The trail leads from Ventura Heights access to an access off 235th St., just west of Cardinal Avenue on the north side of the road.  This scenic paved trail traverses just over a mile through a private prairie-wetland complex (via an easement for public trail use) representative of Iowa’s beautiful prairie pothole region. Trail users are reminded that public use is restricted to the paved trail, as the property is privately owned and the access easement allows for public trail use only.  

Trolley Trail: A bike trail is accessible between Clear Lake and Mason City on County Road B-35. This 7.5 mile trail extends into Mason City, where the trail is clearly marked. A bicycle repair station is located along the trail at 255th Street & Jonquil Avenue.

Biking in Iowa:
Mason City Bicycle Map click here
The Iowa Bicycle Coalition has an interactive map (pictured) with bicycling information across the state.

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Photo courtesy Lake Life Rentals