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Mackinaw Valley Trail Guide

Ride Illinois, the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (TCRPC), and Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) introduced a vision of exploring the sights, cities, towns, and rural areas of Central Illinois at a slower pace.

The long-term plan is to connect the Rock Island State Trail in the Peoria area with the Route 66 Trail in Bloomington-Normal, and eventually north to the I&M Canal Trail, by developing off-road paths and comfortable on-road routes for bicyclists, hikers, and more. Meanwhile, define an interim route that can be used right away while building the project’s momentum. The evolving corridor between Peoria and Bloomington is called the Mackinaw Valley Trail.

Download our Mackinaw Valley Trail Guide

Or download only the Mackinaw Valley Trail East To West (Bloomington – Peoria) Cue Sheet or the Mackinaw Valley Trail West to East (Peoria – Bloomington) Cue Sheet