Extension Granted for Rock Island Trail

Extension Granted for Rock Island Trail

Supporters have 180 more days to firm up partnerships and reinforce the extraordinary value of a plan that would convert the former Rock Island rail line into a second hiking and biking trail across Missouri, similar to the Katy Trail. The U.S. Surface Transportation...
Building a Mountain Biking Mecca in Carbondale, Illinois

Building a Mountain Biking Mecca in Carbondale, Illinois

Could Southern Illinois University Carbondale soon boast one of the Midwest’s premier mountain biking parks? Thanks to some imagination, hard work, determination and a new grant, that’s a very real possibility. Staff and volunteers have already been hard at work SIU’s...
Trail Profile: Madison Country Transit Trails

Trail Profile: Madison Country Transit Trails

Editor’s Note: The Madison County Transit (MCT) Trails were voted the “Favorite Bicycling Route” by readers of Terrain Magazine in our 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. The system was born in the early 1990s to preserve rail corridors for future...