Edinburg, Illinois (IL) Trails & Maps

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  • Arches Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 2.2 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Grass

    Opened in the Fall of 2012, Arches Rail Trail continues to be improved by an active local support group. It lies between Butler and Hillsboro, Illinois, along a section of an old 1850s route that stretched west nearly to the Mississippi River ...
  • Benld-Gillespie Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Benld-Gillespie Bike Trail is part of two developing Illinois initiatives: the Route 66 Trail from Chicago to St. Louis, loosely following the historic highway; and the Illinois Traction System (ITS) Trail from Springfield to St. Louis, ...
  • Bunn to Lost Bridge Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    This trail is an extension of the Lost Bridge Trail that goes from Springfield to Rochester. From its western terminus, the first half mile is a heavily wooded section of urban rail-trail. It has a bridge across a creek that runs from the small ...
  • Conservation District Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    North of the Sangamon River crossing, the Conservation District Trail closely follows Stevens Creek through a flat and dense wetlands forest on the west end of Decatur. South of the river, the trail ascends two steep grades to end at the Rock ...
  • Fairview Park Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 1.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Fairview Park Trail, in western Decatur, traverses the large and beautiful Fairview Park and connects (via roadway) to the park's various attractions: an aquatic center, lake, gardens, pavilions, tennis courts, ball fields, skate park and ...
  • General Dacey Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The General Dacey Trail, which first opened in 2006, is a beautiful and richly varied trail located between the city of Shelbyville to the west and large Lake Shelbyville to the east. Its surface is oil and chip throughout. The two northernmost ...
  • Green Diamond Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 4.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Dedicated on August 5, 2000, the Green Diamond Rail-Trail was the first bicycling/pedestrian trail in Montgomery County. Partially funded by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the trail is the first leg of a possible 16 miles of trails ...
  • Interurban Trail (IL)

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 8.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The paved Interurban Trail, which travels north more than 8 miles from Chatham to the Illinois state capital of Springfield along the old interurban electric rail line, provides a pleasant mix of suburban and rural scenery. The Interurban is ...
  • Kiwannis Park/West Side Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Except for short-distance walkers, the principal attraction of the Kiwannis Park/West Side Trail is its connection to the other parts of Decatur's trail system. From its western terminus, one can access the Conservation District Trail and, from ...
  • Lincoln Park Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 0.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Lincoln Park Trail runs along the wooded north banks of the Sangamon River. It's mostly flat with a few low hills. Visible from the trail are Decatur's Lincoln Park, some classic old neighborhoods (with brick streets), and the old sections ...
  • Lincoln Prairie Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 14.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Lincoln Prairie Trail runs between County Road 12 at State Route 29 west of Pana and Paw Paw Street in Taylorville. The trail parallels SR 29 for nearly the entire route. Built upon an abandoned rail bed, the trail includes four original ...
  • Lost Bridge Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 5.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Lost Bridge Trail, jointly managed by the Springfield Park District and the village of Rochester, is one of the area's earliest and most popular multiuse trails-even for locals taking a weekday break on their lunch hour. Well-maintained, ...
  • Madison County Transit Quercus Grove Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 18.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The MCT Quercus Grove Trail begins in Edwardsville at its junction with the MCT Nickel Plate Trail. It begins on city sidewalks and alleys near Edwardsville's historic downtown area and very quickly looses itself in the dense tree cover of the ...
  • Sangamon River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    For a half-mile, western Monticello's Sangamon River Trail follows the former route of the Illinois Central Railroad, which carried passengers from Chicago to New Orleans. The trail includes a long, historical railroad bridge across the Sangamon ...
  • Sangamon Valley Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 5.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The first 5.5-mile segment of the 38-mile Sangamon Valley Trail opened in summer 2011 and runs between Centennial Park and Stuart Park in Springfield. When complete, the Sangamon Valley Trail will link Girard and Athens, as well as the towns ...
  • Stevens Creek Bikeway

    State: IL
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Stevens Creek Bikeway follows a scenic stream for 4 miles through neighborhoods and woodlands, connecting two parks (one at each end of the trail) on the western side of Decatur in central Illinois. The pathway is relatively flat and trail-goers ...
  • Wabash Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: IL
    Length: 2.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Wabash Trail is the epitome of an urban rail-trail link. It's straight and flat. It has bridges over its only intersecting roadways. Just keep moving and enjoy. The trail connects city neighborhoods in its midsection with shopping areas ...
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