Come explore the rich history of the Rock River Trail!

The Rock River Trail covers 320 miles in 11 counties in Wisconsin and Illinois. Located along this trail are many sites of significance in the deep and varied history of this region. As you explore the Rock River Trail, this map will help identify destinations that will appeal to the history buff in all of us. In your travels you will find Native American historical sites, sites of architectural, literary and artistic significance, museums and historical centers, as well as historical markers and sites. Many of these attractions have been developed by the proud members of each community who want to preserve the story of the past as a living tribute to those who have come before us.

The Rock River Trail…explore our history!

Use the map below to find historical locations along the Rock River, or click here for a complete list with links.

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Rock River Trail History Trail

The following list is separated by county and provides links to each site included on the map.

Fond du Lac County

Native American Historical Sites

Sites of Literary & Artistic Significance

Museums and Historical Visitor Centers

Historical Markers or Sites

Dodge County

Native American Historical Sites

Sites of Architectural Significance

Sites of Literary & Artistic Significance

Museums and Historical Visitor Centers

Historical Markers or Sites

 

Jefferson County

Native American Historical Sites

Sites of Architectural Significance

Sites of Literary & Artistic Significance

Museums and Historical Visitor Centers

Historical Markers or Sites

Rock County

Native American Historical Sites

Sites of Architectural Significance

Sites of Literary & Artistic Significance

Museums and Historical Visitor Centers

Historical Markers or Sites

Winnebago County

Native American Historical Sites

Sites of Architectural Significance

Sites of Literary & Artistic Significance

Museums and Historical Visitor Centers

 Historical Markers or Sites

Ogle County

Museums and Historical Visitor Centers

Historical Markers or Sites

 

Lee County

Museums and Historical Visitor Centers

Historical Markers or Sites

Whiteside County

Native American Historical Sites

Sites of Literary & Artistic Significance

Museums and Historical Visitor Centers

 Historical Markers or Sites

Henry County

Museums and Historical Visitor Centers

Rock Island County

Native American Historical Sites

Museums and Historical Visitor Centers

Historical Markers or Sites