Celebrate the trail’s Grand Opening June 3!


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 info@rockrivertrail.com to add your community event.

Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Sorry! This program is filled and registration is closed. Amazing Raptors with Hoo Haven Raptors are birds characterized by powerful talons and beaks, and keen vision that allows them to detect prey during flight. Come find...
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Jul 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Welty Environmental Center staff will lead this program at Nature at the Confluence to learn more about the wonderful lives of rocks. As part of Woods of Wonder, we will explore the nature of rocks....
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Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Welty Environmental Center staff will lead this program at Nature at the Confluence to learn more about these amazing insects. We will read a story, learning about behavior, life cycle, and why they glow. As part...
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Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Portraying Audubon the artist, Brian “Fox” Ellis will enchant children and families with stories of his travels in the wildest places on the planet. Listen to tales of his adventures as he accomplishes something no...
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Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
“Protectors of the Corn Moon: How the Rock River Ho-Chunks Hid 1,200 Fugitive Indians & Mired U.S. Troops During the 1832 Black Hawk War”   This is a free program, but registration is required as seating...
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Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
If this land could talk it would tell you about the people that cared for it, revered it, cried for it, dreamed of it, and shaped it over the millennia. The people of Ke-Chunk, a...
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