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American Discovery Trail (ADT)
Trail Activity
City Andalusia (IL), Annawan (IL), Atkinson (IL), Buffalo (IA), Carbon Cliff (IL), Colona (IL), Davenport (IA), East Moline (IL), Geneseo (IL), Moline (IL), Rock Island (IL), Silvis (IL)
Difficulty Easy, Moderate
Length 62.8 miles, Network

Travel on the American Discovery Trail (ADT) northern route, which provides one of only two Mississippi River crossing points in this significant national trail system.

Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area
Trail Activity
City Henry County (IL)
Difficulty Easy, Moderate
Length 7.5 miles, Network

Enjoy hiking, biking, or cross-country skiing around Johnson Lake in the rolling hills of Henry County.

Mississippi River Trail (MRT): Davenport Section
Trail Activity
City Davenport (IA)
Difficulty Easy, Moderate
Length 11.0 miles, Network

This section of the MRT runs along the Mississippi riverfront in Davenport from the city's western city limits to its border with the City of Bettendorf, passing through downtown Davenport and many delightful opportunities for recreation, entertainment, dining, and retail experiences.

Great River Trail (GRT): East Moline Section
Trail Activity
City East Moline (IL)
Difficulty Easy
Length 3.0 miles

Running parallel to the Mississippi River along the entire length of East Moline’s riverfront, this 3.1 mile section of trail offers sweeping views across the Mississippi to the Iowa shoreline. It is also part of regional and national trail systems, the Great River Trail, the Mississippi River Trail, and the American Discovery Trail. The terrain is flat and surface is concrete and asphalt.

Born Learning Trails
Trail Activity
City Buffalo (IA), Davenport (IA), Milan (IL), Rock Island (IL)
Difficulty Easy
Length 0.1 miles, Network

Get outside and visit a trail for outdoor fun and learning on 1 of 7 Born Learning Trails in the Quad Cities! Born Learning Trails are fun, physical learning activities designed for parents or caregivers to play with young children, ages 0 to 5.

Great River Trail (GRT): Moline Section (Ralph B. Birks Recreational Trail/Ben Butterworth Parkway)
Trail Activity
City Moline (IL)
Difficulty Easy
Length 4.6 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.

Devils Glen Road Sidepath
Trail Activity
City Bettendorf (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 3.6 miles

The Devils Glen Road Sidepath links together almost all of the network of multi-use trails, paths, and on-road facilities in the city of Bettendorf and connects Crow Creek Park in the north to Duck Creek Parkway in the south.

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.

Mississippi River Trail (MRT): Bettendorf Section
Trail Activity
City Bettendorf (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 3.9 miles

This section of the MRT runs along the Mississippi riverfront in Bettendorf from Leach Park to Duck Creek Parkway and passes by downtown Bettendorf with its many retail, dining, and entertainment opportunities.

Tanglefoot Lane Sidepath
Trail Activity
City Bettendorf (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 2.6 miles

The Tanglefoot Lane Sidepath is a residential multi-use path that connects local schools and parks to other paved trails, paths, and on-road facilities in the City of Bettendorf. Tanglefoot Lane also has marked bike lanes on each side of the road.

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