Great River Trail

From Rock Island to Rapids City Illinois and back. We actually started in the middle and rode out and back in each direction until we’d ridden the number of miles that felt good.

Some of the trail was on top of a levee, the Mississippi River to the left:

Behind a John Deere manufacturing plant:

In the village of Hampton IL:

We turned around in Rapids City and rode back and then beyond our starting point. Beautiful little pocket parks with benches and shade in the city of Moline.

The bridge across the Mississippi River to Davenport Iowa:

Excellent ride, two out-and-backs, 28 miles. Beautiful trail.

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