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We live right on the trail and enjoy running or grabbing a bike and riding it anytime of the year. Currently 26 miles in length and soon to connect with the Keller Trail which will take you to downtown Peoria and link up to the...More
The Rock Island Trail offers various gravel parking lots to utilize the tree lined gravel trail. This is the first rail to trail transition and it's still heavily used by local enthusiasts. They also keep expanding the trail as more sections that get converted for...More
The Rock Island Trail is a wonderful trail that starts near Peoria, Illinois and goes for 26 miles. Bring water, and some cash to make stops in the local towns the trail goes through. Great Experience. Restrooms at local parks and convenience stores.
It is sad that this trail is under the maintenance of IDNR, there is a jewel in the rough, everything a trail should be, except an asphalt surface. This trail becomes more suitable for mountain bike status the farther west you ride. The surface lacks...More
I entered the trail in Alta. I have both ridden my bike and walked this trail. The trail is nicely graveled and wide. There are some hills, but not too many. I always felt safe on the trail. In recent years a new subdivision has...More
Beginners will enjoy the short trips between towns. Distance cyclists will like actually being able to go places, at speed, without concern for crossing motor vehicles. The scenary in places is awesome.