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Scenic Bike Path

We started just north of Clinton and biked to Davenport! The beginning portion of the trail can be a bit tricky as it goes off the beaten path, but for the most part it was easy... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

We started just north of Clinton and biked to Davenport! The beginning portion of the trail can be a bit tricky as it goes off the beaten path, but for the most part it was easy to navigate. We enjoyed a beautiful day biking down the river, thru little towns, and past pretty parks.

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River Forest, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Ride 50 mile loop - Rock Island to Cordova and back. Paved trail the whole way. Very few stops. For the most part the trail is well maintained, except for a few parts in the Quad Cities. The Mississippi is always within sight. This part of Illinois is pretty sparsely populated. River towns are quaint and small. The rusting underbelly... More 

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Cudahy WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We discovered this trail while staying at the USACOE campground, Thomson Causeway. Every day we see bikers using the trail so we started a ‘walk’ on the trail and while we aren’t into hiking any longer as much as we could traverse on foot was wonderful. Considering it’s 60 miles of almost all paved path from Savanna to Moline, and... More 

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East Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Other than a short 1/2 mile on a gravel road, this trail is completely paved. Signage is poor, especially through the little towns. We enjoyed riding our trikes and will return again.

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Port Byron, Illinois
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

The +60 mile distance can be ridden 95 percent on dedicated trail. The rest on VERY low traffic roads.

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Port Byron, Illinois
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Reviewed 31 March 2003

From near the Rock River to Savanna Illinois the Great River Trail covers some 60 miles. Much of this is along the River, on bike trails or, execpt for 1 highway mile, a few miles or low traffic roads. Paving of the last few miles of trail into Savnana will be completed this spring.After leaving the riverside trails in the... More 

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