MCT Explore MCT Trails
Explore the MCT Trails
Walk, ride, or roll your way through over 138 miles of scenic
interconnected bikeways in Madison County, Illinois.
MCT Bluff Trail
A 2 mile asphalt trail running alongside Stadium Drive, near the campus of Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville (SIUE).
MCT Confluence Trail
A 20.5 mile asphalt/oil & chip/rock trail adjacent to the Mississippi River from Alton to the southwest corner of Madison County.
MCT Goshen Trail
A 19.5 mile asphalt trail beginning near South Roxana at Wanda Road, rolling south through Edwardsville | Glen Carbon to O'Fallon, Illinois
MCT Heritage Trail
A 12.2 mile asphalt trail from Glen Carbon to Marine, offering up several historic interpretive panels to enjoy as you chug along.
MCT Monarch Valley Trail
A 0.7 mile asphalt trail in Edwardsville near the historic Leclair neighborhood, a designated "pollinator pathway!"
MCT Nature Trail
A 15 mile asphalt trail extending southwest from Edwardsville to Granite City, connecting to neighborhoods, schools, and parks.
MCT Nickel Plate Trail
A 28.5 mile asphalt/limestone trail, (our longest trail) extending from Alhambra, southwest to Pontoon Beach.
MCT Quercus Grove Trail
An 18.9 mile asphalt/limestone trail meandering northeast from Edwardsville through Hamel, then, Worden to it's terminus in Staunton.
MCT Riverbend Trail
A 1.3 mile trail beginning at the Confluence trail, reaching north to South Street and Levee Road in East Alton.
MCT Schoolhouse Trail
A 15.5 mile asphalt trail taking a mostly east/west trajectory from Madison to Troy by way of Horseshoe Lake State Park.
MCT Silver Creek Trail
A 1.4 mile asphalt trail, located just north of U.S. Highway 40 between the MCT Park & Ride lot and Formosa Road.
MCT Watershed Trail
A 1.3 mile asphalt trail on Edwardsville's oldest rail alignment, passing near the Watershed Nature Center.