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Help Us Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Rock River Trail!

The grand opening celebration for the Rock River Trail will be held  on Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10-11am at the Rotary River Center, 1160 S Riverside Drive, Beloit, WI with events held in both Beloit, WI and South Beloit, IL. Events will be held in the Beloit/South Beloit area that celebrate the trail, including paddling, hiking, flying, biking, horseback riding, history and chocolate! In addition, communties along the 320 miles of the trail will also be holding events during the week of June 3-10, 2017.

Grand Opening Events Listed Below and more to Come! Email to add your community event.

Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day 2 Rivers Bicycle and Outdoor
Celebrate the Rock River Trail on June 3 and 4 in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin! Join us for a Saturday paddle down the Rock River to celebrate the trail opening and to bring awareness to the...
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Jun 3 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am Beloit Airport
We’re celebrating the Rock River Trail’s new Aviation Route during our Grand Opening Celebration on June 3. As part of that celebration, EAA Chapter 60 is hosting a Fly In/Drive In Pankcake Breakfast at the...
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Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Oregon, Illinois
First ever Rock River tours in Oregon, IL! You’ll learn about the history of the area on these guided tours, including many historical facts such as the following; past governor Lowden’s family home, railroad bridge, and...
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Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Various Locations
A Rock River Trail Grand Opening Event! Travel around Horicon Marsh stopping at all 5 stations. If you get your card stamped at all stations, you will be entered the 3 $100 cash prizes awarded....
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Jun 3 @ 8:30 am Beloit Airport
Group Bicycle Ride from Beloit Airport to the Grand Opening Ceremony (10am) at Riverside Park in Beloit (5 miles). Stateline Spinners, Team Fur Bandit, Blackhawk Bicycle Club and Velo Club join together for this group...
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Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Kaul Park
Help us celebrate the grand opening of the Rock River National Water Trail on June 3rd at 9:00 am by paddling the Rock River from Kaul Park to Kanow Park in Northeastern Jefferson County. Join...
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Jun 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Happy Hollow County Park
Rock Co. Multi-Use Trail Group is meeting at Happy Hollow Park between Beloit and Janesville, WI at 9:30 am. They plan to ride Happy Hollow trail system for 2 hours in celebration of the Rock...
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Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Rotary River Center - Beloit
Help Us Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Rock River Trail! The grand opening celebration for the Rock River Trail will be held  on Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10-11am at the Rotary River Center, 1160...
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Jun 3 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Nature At The Confluence
Join us on the paddle trip celebrating the Grand Opening of the Rock River Trail!  Learn more about the Rock River Trail here. Also offered on these dates: Sat June 17, 9am, Fur Traders River...
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About the Rock River Trail

The Rock River Trail was established in 2010 to promote recreational use of all 320 miles of the Rock River. Preservation, restoration & appreciation of the natural & historic attributes of the Rock River are the goal of this non-profit organization.
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The Trail Initiative

The Rock River Trail Initiative is to establish and support a Rock River Water Trail along the 320-mile river course from the headwaters in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, to the Mississippi River at Rock Island, Illinois, and a separate Rock River Scenic and Historic Route.

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