MCT Confluence Trail

Length: 20.5 miles

Surface: Asphalt/oil & chip

Parking: Russell Commons Park, National Great River's Museum (Alton); Eastgate Plaza (East Alton); Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center (Hartford); Old Chain of Rocks Bridge (Illinois side)

Location: Russell Commons Park in Alton to 20th St. in Granite City, along Mississippi River & Canal

Features: Spectacular views of the Mississippi River, the Clark Bridge, and a 900' bridge over Wood River Creek offer trailgoers some of the Riverbend's best scenery Point of Interest: National Great Rivers Musuem, Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, downtown Alton, Clark Bridge, The National Great Rivers Research & Education

Trail Connections: 3-mile extension to Old Chain of Rocks Bridge to connect with the Riverfront Trail in St. Louis; McKinley Bridge bike lane to connect to the southern edge of the Riverfront Trail; New Poag Road, a 5.5-mile on-road connector to MCT Bluff Trail