Running about 26 miles from Alta to Toulon, the Rock Island State Trail opened in 1989 as Illinois’ first rail-to-trail conversion. It roughly follows the route of the former Rock Island Line, subject of an old folk song, and a small portion of the former Chicago, Burlington and Quincy rail line.
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