Rockport Park Trail, Janesville

Directions: This trail lies in the heart of Janesville and functions as x-country ski trails in the winter.  It lies in the area behind the Rockport Peace Park and Rockport swimming pool.  It lies on the corner of Rockport Rd and Afton Road.  Park at the back of the pool parking lot and you will see the ski trail signs.

Trail Information: This is a wooded section of trails that border several small farms and neighborhoods.  There is about 3-5 miles of trail that runs in loops of different sizes.  There are lots of trees and several steep hills to climb. It is generally not very crowded.

Miscellaneous Information: Mtn bikers (including myself) use these trails but not with any great frequency.


Directions:: From Janesville, go west on Rockport Rd one mile. Park entrance is on the left.

Trail Information: 7 - 8 miles of heavily wooded single track and cross country ski/hiking trails. Mild hills with elevation gains of less than 100 ft, with few steep inclines. Can be connected with local paved bike/walking path for longer distances along the Rock River; paved trail extends 10 miles. Water seasonally available at nearby pool facility.

Miscellaneous Information: Trail is partially closed to hiking in cross country ski season.

Marty KC