Bike Trail Hours: 7 a.m. to sunset
Trail Closures: Call the District’s trail condition hotline at (217) 421-7493 for a message on current trail conditions or closures.
This bike trail connects Rock Springs Conservation Area, Fairview Park, and Kiwanis Park with a paved, 3.74 mile, 10-foot wide, handicapped accessible trail for hiking, bicycling, dog walking, roller blading, running, walking, and more.
The trail begins off Nearing Lane, in front of Rock Springs Nature Center, and ends at N. Fairview Ave. inside Fairview Park.
The trail guides you through a pine forest, reconstructed prairie, deciduous woodland, and by pond, river bottom, and wetland habitats. You can discover a wide variety of wildlife, trees, and flowers. Be sure to stop at the interpretive stations located along the trail. They will aid you in understanding the habitats you visit.
The 2.25 mile Rock Springs segment of the Bike Trail was developed by the Macon County Conservation District and increases access to and from Rock Springs Nature Center. The trail meets Americans with Disabilities Act specifications.