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Great River Trail (GRT)
Trail Activity
City Cordova (IL), East Moline (IL), Hampton (IL), Moline (IL), Port Byron (IL), Rapids City (IL), Rock Island (IL)
Difficulty Easy, Moderate
Length 34.9 miles, Network

As the Great River Trail (GRT) winds through riverfront communities and countryside, trail users will enjoy breathtaking views of the Mississippi River, abundant wildlife, and opportunities for shopping and dining.

Great River Trail (GRT): Moline Section (Ralph B. Birks Recreational Trail/Ben Butterworth Parkway)
Trail Activity
City Moline (IL)
Difficulty Easy
Length 4.9 miles

Located along the Mississippi River, the Ralph B. Birks Recreational Trail runs the entire span of Moline’s 4.2 mile shoreline. It is also part of the regional and national trail systems, the Great River Trail, the Mississippi River Trail, and the American Discovery Trail.

Duck Creek Parkway Trail
Trail Activity
City Bettendorf (IA), Davenport (IA)
Difficulty Easy, Moderate
Length 14.8 miles

The Duck Creek Parkway is a paved multi-use trail running parallel to Duck Creek through scenic parklands. It connects users to schools, parks, residential neighborhoods, and a network of trails that span the Iowa Quad Cities and include the scenic Mississippi Riverfront Trail (MRT).

53rd Avenue Sidepath
Trail Activity
City Bettendorf (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 1.1 miles

The 53rd Avenue Sidepath in Bettendorf provides a safe and smooth path for bikers, runners, and pedestrians. It connects to trails on both ends at Devils Glen Road and Middle Road.

Crow Creek Park Trail
Trail Activity
City Bettendorf (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 1.4 miles, Network

The Crow Creek Park Trail provides a link between Bettendorf’s multi-use Middle Road Sidepath and Crow Creek Park, a popular destination for a wide variety of recreational activities.

Middle Road Sidepath
Trail Activity
City Bettendorf (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 3.7 miles

The Middle Road Sidepath spans the City of Bettendorf, taking bikers, runners, and walkers past Middle Park and Palmer Hills Golf Course and connects to Veterans Memorial Park and other local trails and sidepaths.

Centennial Park Trail
Trail Activity
City Davenport (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 0.6 miles

The Centennial Park Trail is a 0.6 mile section of the Mississippi River Trail (MRT) in the Iowa Quad Cities that runs along the Mississippi River through Centennial Park in Davenport, IA. Its many attractions include a playground, ball park, and views of the picturesque Centennial Bridge.

Great River Trail (GRT): Rock Island Section
Trail Activity
City Rock Island (IL)
Difficulty Easy, Moderate
Length 5.3 miles, Network

Traversing mainly through natural areas along the river, as well as industrial lands, trail users can experience diverse scenery along the Rock Island Riverfront Trail as it culminates in exciting downtown Rock Island.

Great River Trail (GRT): Fisherman's Corner/Rapids City Section
Trail Activity
City Rapids City (IL)
Difficulty Easy
Length 2.7 miles

Nature enthusiasts will love this section of the GRT -- Fisherman's Corner offers an excellent view of a small aquatic marsh near Locks and Dam 14, which is home to an array of wildlife species.

Sunset Park Walking Path
Trail Activity
City Rock Island (IL)
Difficulty Easy
Length 1.9 miles, Network

This 1.9 mile network of walking paths traverse along the length of Lake Potter and is perfect for leisurely strolls with friends and family.

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