The Pekin Park Bike Trail traverses more than 4 miles between Allentown Road and the Illinois River at Pekin bridge. The trail does a loop in Coal Miners' Park and passes through Mineral Springs Park, making for a nice family outing. The trail links parks, neighborhoods and businesses.
Parking and Trail Access
Park at the lot under Pekin bridge at the trail's west end, at Broadway and 14th Street, at the park at Coal Car Dr. and Red Bud Memorial Dr. or at Coal Miners' Park off Parkway Dr.
For Locals Only
This trail was a real letdown! It is REALLY difficult for a first-time visitor to navigate! Route signage is nonexistent in the two large parks on the eastern end, and there are several junctions of long spurs. Unless you've been there before and explored ...