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Peaceful and Beautiful Bike Ride

We started the trail in Savanna and rode to Lock Road which is between Thompson and Fulton. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle F
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Rockton, Illinois
Scenic Bike Path

We started just north of Clinton and biked to Davenport! The beginning portion of the trail can be... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Vickie D
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IL 61201
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started the trail in Savanna and rode to Lock Road which is between Thompson and Fulton. The trail was paved and well maintained however there was about 5 miles of road riding. The roads were not busy and rural in nature. About 2 miles...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We started just north of Clinton and biked to Davenport! The beginning portion of the trail can be a bit tricky as it goes off the beaten path, but for the most part it was easy to navigate. We enjoyed a beautiful day biking down...More

Thank Vickie D
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Ride 50 mile loop - Rock Island to Cordova and back. Paved trail the whole way. Very few stops. For the most part the trail is well maintained, except for a few parts in the Quad Cities. The Mississippi is always within sight. This part...More

Thank Cord-69
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We discovered this trail while staying at the USACOE campground, Thomson Causeway. Every day we see bikers using the trail so we started a ‘walk’ on the trail and while we aren’t into hiking any longer as much as we could traverse on foot was...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Other than a short 1/2 mile on a gravel road, this trail is completely paved. Signage is poor, especially through the little towns. We enjoyed riding our trikes and will return again.

Thank ShelleyBeanie
Reviewed 9 May 2013

The +60 mile distance can be ridden 95 percent on dedicated trail. The rest on VERY low traffic roads.

2  Thank tandem300
Reviewed 31 March 2003

From near the Rock River to Savanna Illinois the Great River Trail covers some 60 miles. Much of this is along the River, on bike trails or, execpt for 1 highway mile, a few miles or low traffic roads. Paving of the last few miles...More

5  Thank tandem300
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