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Get Out and Trail (GOAT) - May 12, 2018

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Watch for GOAT signs!


Join the Quad Cities' Park and Recreation Departments for the annual Get Out And Trail (GOAT) ride! Explore QC trails with family and friends on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend. Travel the trails on both sides of the Mississippi from 9 AM-1PM and drop by the hosted GOAT Stops for refreshments and activities. This is a free event sponsored by the Davenport, Bettendorf, Rock Island, and Moline Park and Recreation Departments and no registration is needed.

Bike, hike, walk, or roll; it doesn't matter how, just Get Out And Trail this May for Bike Month!


Other Information

Bike Safety Reminder:

  • Cyclists must ride single file on the right, pass on the left, and sound a warning upon approach and passing of other users.
  • All dogs must be leashed and under control. Animal waste must be collected and disposed of properly.
  • Trail users should be no more than two abreast and individuals should not stand on the path to visit.
  • Respect all private property and other land around you.
  • Always wear protective equipment appropriate for your activity including helmets for cyclists.
  • Minors under the age of 12 must be accompanied by parents or guardians.

Please act in a reasonable, courteous manner when using the trails!

Trail Managers

GOAT is hosted by the Quad Cities' Park and Recreation Departments.  For more information, contact:

Big Island River Conservancy District

Big Island River Conservancy District
2528 58th Ave W
Milan, IL 61264
Phone: (309) 787-2795

City of Bettendorf, Iowa

City of Bettendorf, Iowa
Parks and Recreation
Bettendorf City Hall
1609 State Street
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Phone: (563) 344-4113

City of Davenport, Iowa

City of Davenport, Iowa
700 W River Dr
Davenport, IA 52802
Phone: (563) 328-7275

City of Moline, Illinois

City of Moline, Illinois
3635 4th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265
Phone: (309) 524-2424

City of Rock Island, Illinois

City of Rock Island, Illinois
Parks and Recreation Department
4303 24th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: (309) 732-7275

Village of Milan

Village of Milan
405 East 1st Street
Milan, IL 61264
Phone: (309) 787-8532


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