Riding areaEast Peoria
East Peoria, Illinois
AKACarl Bud Schmitt
Trail typePaved Path
Bike typeAM, XC, RD, Adaptive MTB, CX
DirectionBoth DirectionsPopular in reverse
Ride in rainYes
Running from East Peoria to Morton, The River Trail of Illinois was resurfaced in summer 2011. From East Peoria, the hiking and biking trail travels southeast along the old Illinois Terminal Railway line. Trail users can experience a bit of tall-grass prairie, bluff and forest habitats that comprise the Illinois River valley. This portion of the trail was recently named for Carl "Bud" Schmitt, a long-time advocate for East Peoria's parks and trails.
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More Stats for River Trail of Illinois mountain bike trail
Altitude change259 ft
Altitude min461 ft
Altitude start462 ft
Altitude end720 ft
Distance climb7 miles
Distance down1 miles
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
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