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Grand Illinois Trail (GIT)
Trail Activity
City Annawan (IL), Atkinson (IL), Carbon Cliff (IL), Colona (IL), Cordova (IL), East Moline (IL), Geneseo (IL), Hampton (IL), Henry County (IL), Port Byron (IL), Rapids City (IL), Rock Island County (IL), Silvis (IL)
Difficulty Easy, Moderate
Length 58.4 miles

Experience the Quad Cities portion of the 500-mile Grand Illinois Trail (GIT), following along the waters of the scenic Mississippi River and historic Hennepin Canal.

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.

Barcelona Street Sidepath
Trail Activity
City Bettendorf (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 0.6 miles

The Barcelona Street Sidepath provides a link between 53rd Avenue in Bettendorf and Field Sike Park and is ideal for walking, running, and biking.

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.

Leach Park Trail
Trail Activity
City Bettendorf (IA)
Difficulty Easy
Length 0.2 miles, Network

The Leach Park Trail is a short loop connecting the Leach Park entrance and parking lot to the Mississippi River Trail (Bettendorf section).

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.

Scott Community College Trails
Trail Activity
City Riverdale (IA)
Difficulty Easy, Moderate, Difficult
Length 3.5 miles, Network

The Scott Community College trails feature a multi-use network of paths connecting the buildings and grounds of Scott Community College in Riverdale. In 2018, mountain bike trails were built north of the main campus by the local bicycle shop Healthy Habits.

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