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: Castlewood State Park, Shelter 1

Meeting time:  9:45 am

Time of Departure:  10:00 am

Description: We will hike the park’s trails along the Meramec River as well as climbing to the
park’s bluffs. Paths are unpaved and steep in places. 3+ miles.

• Take Manchester Road or Big Bend Road west of I-270
• Left or south on Ries Rd. to the end. (Ries Rd. is about 1.6 miles west of Hwy 141 on
• Left on Kieffer Creek Road into the park.  Park at Shelter 1.

Experience Level: MODERATE TO DIFFICULT steep portions and stairs

Stops: Stops to regroup and/or rest

Other: Bring snacks and water. Hiking shoes or boots and hiking sticks are recommended.  Dogs are permitted and must be kept on leash.

Hike Leader:  Claudia Spener  636-497-2563

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