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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.

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

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

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

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.

Lost Grove Lake Water Trail
Trail Activity
Difficulty Easy
Length 7.5 miles, Network

Lost Grove Lake, the reservoir formed on Lost Creek, is a 400-acre body of water that provides calm paddling conditions and amenities for fishing.

Hennepin Canal Paddling Route: Lock 23 to Lock 24
Trail Activity
City Atkinson (IL), Geneseo (IL), Scott County (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 10.1 miles

Paddle this portage-free section of the Hennepin Canal, between historic locks 23 and 24 and through Aqueduct 6.

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

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: Erie to the Mississippi
Trail Activity
City Cleveland (IL), Colona (IL), Henry County (IL), Milan (IL), Moline (IL), Rock Island (IL), Rock Island County (IL), Silvis (IL)
Difficulty Moderate, Difficult
Length 38.8 miles

Enjoy this section of the Rock River National Water Trail as the river flows from through Henry and Rock Island Counties 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.

Cedar River Water Trail
Trail Activity
Difficulty Difficult
Length 29.5 miles

The Cedar River Water Trail is a paddling trail that runs through Muscatine County. The water trail is 29.5 miles in length and offers a unique way to explore the county.

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