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Credit Island Slough
Trail Activity
City Davenport (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 3.6 miles, Round Trip

Credit Island Slough offers paddlers calm waters and great views of a variety water fowl.

Middle Mississippi River Trail (Advanced)
Trail Activity
City Bettendorf (IA), East Moline (IL), Moline (IL)
Difficulty Difficult
Length 5.8 miles, One Way

Urban paddling at its best…great mix of natural and urban landscapes. A river crossing is required; strong current possible.

Sylvan Slough Trail
Trail Activity
City Moline (IL)
Difficulty Easy
Length 2.2 miles, Loop

Sylvan Slough is a wonderful backwater of the Mississippi River.

Rock River National Water Trail: Cleveland to the Mississippi
Trail Activity
City Cleveland (IL), Colona (IL), Milan (IL), Moline (IL), Rock Island (IL), Silvis (IL)
Difficulty Moderate, Difficult
Length 19.8 miles, One Way

Enjoy this section of the Rock River National Water Trail as the river flows from Cleveland into the Mississippi, in the heart of the Quad Cities. Multiple access points allow you to experience the river for a few hours or as a longer journey.

Credit Island Lagoon
Trail Activity
City Davenport (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 1.5 miles, Round Trip

Credit Island Lagoon offers paddlers calm waters for a perfect urban getaway.

Hennepin Canal Paddling Route
Trail Activity
City Colona (IL), Geneseo (IL)
Difficulty Moderate, Difficult
Length 29.9 miles, One Way

Explore the Hennepin Canal by boat, paddling from the edge of Henry County to the Rock River. This route will require some portaging and an adventurous spirit, but will be a rewarding way to visit a local historic treasure.

Lower Rock River Trail
Trail Activity
City Rock Island (IL)
Difficulty Moderate
Length 5.0 miles, Round Trip

Paddle a short distance down the Mississippi to the Rock River.

Middle Rock River Trail
Trail Activity
City Moline (IL)
Difficulty Easy
Length 2.3 miles, One Way

This area of water is a safe place to practice your canoe or kayak paddling.

Paddle to Lake Potter (Site of Floatzilla)
Trail Activity
City Davenport (IA), Rock Island (IL)
Difficulty Moderate
Length 3.0 miles, One Way

A short, cross-river paddle from Iowa brings you to lovely Lake Potter in Illinois, home of the annual Floatzilla event. 

Andalusia Slough
Trail Activity
City Andalusia (IL)
Difficulty Easy
Length 4.4 miles, Round Trip

Andalusia Slough offers paddlers sandy beaches for picnics and many islands to explore.

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