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Rivers of Color: Fall Colors Bike Ride

Event information

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2023

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 16 or older. (Participants younger than 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult).

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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The tires of a bike as seen from the ground. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

The leaves are changing, the temperatures are dropping and the trails are calling. See the colors of fall by bike. Travel the I&M Canal Trail from Four Rivers Environmental Education Center to a designated turnaround 6 miles out. At the turnaround, the group will stop for water and a snack before heading back. Learn about fall flowers and fall migratory birds along the way.

Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, Oct. 6: 815-722-9470.


This bike ride is intended for experienced cyclists. Bicycles and helmets are required.

This bike ride will be no longer than 12 miles and take place on uneven, natural and paved trails. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.