Prospect Park Walking Paths
Sylvan Island Trails
|Difficulty||Easy, Moderate, Difficult|
|Length||6.0 miles, Network|
Sylvan Island is teeming with both trails and wildlife - come check out the 1.2-mile multi-use trail, miles of single-track mountain biking for users of all abilities, and sites great for picnicking, birdwatching, and fishing.
Scott County Park Trails
Illiniwek Forest Preserve Trails
|Length||5.3 miles, Network|
Set amongst the bluffs of northern Rock Island County, Illiniwek Forest Preserve features 5 miles of ultra flowy singletrack with the longest sustained climbs and descents in the QC area. The park offers a wide range of amenities besides the off road trails and is located on the Great River Trail bike path for easy car-free access.
Vander Veer Botanical Park Walking Path
|Length||1.9 miles, Network|
Since its establishment in 1885, gardens and floral displays have been a tradition at this beautiful 33 acre park, inviting visitors to stroll from the Conservatory to the Stone Fountain. The park grounds are home to an extensive collection of gardens and trees, including many planted during the early 1890s.
Barcelona Street Sidepath
Grand Illinois Trail (GIT)
|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)|
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)
|City||Cordova (IL), East Moline (IL), Hampton (IL), Moline (IL), Port Byron (IL), Rapids City (IL), Rock Island (IL)|
|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)
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
|City||Bettendorf (IA), Davenport (IA)|
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).