Hike Around Sylvan Island, Home To An Abandoned Industrial Site In Illinois

While hiking on a trail through nature is always wonderful, trekking through the ruins of abandoned buildings can be both fascinating and a little creepy. Whether you’re an urban explorer or just enjoy hiking to historic sites, Sylvan Island in the Moline area provides an easy trail around the island that once had a thriving industrial site.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.


Over the years, many accounts of paranormal activity on Sylvan Island have been reported. Maybe it’s due to the numerous deaths that have happened here and its long history. Whatever the case may be, you can read more about hauntings on the island and a few other locales around the Prairie State in this post.

Address: Sylvan Island, Moline, IL 61265, USA