Beautiful hiking opportunities abound along the Rock River Trail.
The Rock River Trail is a system of recreational trails on and along the Rock River that goes through 11 counties in Wisconsin and Illinois. From its headwaters in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, all the way to to the Mississippi River at Rock Island, Illinois, the Rock River provides a multitude of recreational opportunities, scenic beauty and historic and cultural assets.
The Rock River Trail Inititative has established a 320-Mile Award for those individuals who reach the goal of doing the whole 320 miles of the Rock River Trail, whether it’s hiking, biking, paddling or driving. Those who finish the trail will be recognized on our 320-Mile Wall of Fame and awarded the Rock River Trail patch and 320-Mile Award rocker patch. Click here to learn more about this prestigous award.
While there is not a continous hiking trail along all 320 miles of the Rock River, we’ve identified over 35 locations that you can enjoy a hike of various lengths along the Rock River corridor. We invite you to visit and hike at all of these locations to achieve the 320-Mile Award for Hiking. You can do it in any order, and in any time frame you choose.