STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events

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Participation in STLRC Rides & Hikes is at your own risk. STLRC assumes no liability.

Starting Location:  Parking  lot closest to the trailhead by the miniature trains.
Meeting time: 9:45 am
Time of Departure: 10:00 am
Description:  We will hike the Al Foster Trail which is a flat, unpaved hike (around 4 miles) to Sherman Beach and back. Since this is an in and out hike, you can go further or return sooner.

Experience Level:   Easy:  Since this is a flat in and out hike, this hike is appropriate for all levels of ability.

Stops:  Snack break at Sherman Beach


  • Take Highway 100 west to Highway 109.
  • Go south 3.1 miles to a Old State Road.
  • Left on Old State Road.
  • Make an immediate right on Washington/Grand for 0.3+ miles.
  • A paved  parking lot is on the left before miniature train depot.


  • West on I-44 to Highway 109.
  • North on 109 for 3 miles.
  • Right on Old State.
  • Make an immediate right on Washington/Grand for 0.3 miles.
  • A paved parking lot is on the left before miniature train depot.

Other Information:  Toilets available at start of hike.  You may want to wear hiking boots. Trail could be muddy.

  • Special Considerations at this time
  • Social distancing of 6 ft.
  • Bring mask to wear if requested
  • Stay home if you feel ill or have been exposed to the Coronavirus.

Ride Leader:  Faye Holdenried  636-399-4604



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