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Starting Location: Miner Park, 192 S Main, Glen Carbon, Illinois

Meeting time:  9:15 am

Time of Departure:  9:30 a

Description:  We will ride 30 miles on the Heritage, Nature, Goshen, Nickleplate and Quercus Grove Trails from Glen Carbon to Hamel, Illinois, a pleasant flat ride through the countryside.


  • East on I-64 crossing the Mississippi River on the Poplar St. Bridge where I-55, I-44 and I-70 converge entering Illinois
    After 3 miles
  • Keep left to continue on I-55 for 6.6 miles
  • Use right 2 lanes to take exit toward I-255N/I-270 continue for 4.5 miles
  • Right on exit 29 for IL-162 toward Glen Carbon for
    2 miles
  • Turn left onto IL-157 for 0.1 mile
  • Turn right onto W. Main St. for 1 mile
  • Turn left on Collinsville Rd continue for 0.2 miles to Miner Park
  • OR:
  • At the JB Bridge, head east on I-255 over the JB Bridge.
  • Stay on I-255 to right on exit 29 toward Glen Carbon/Granite City.
  • Turn right on Hwy 162 east.
  • Turn left on Hwy Hwy 157.
  • Turn right on Main Street.
  • Turn left on Collinsville.
  • Follow the road past the library to Miner Park.

Cue Sheet:   Glen Carbon to Hamel

USB wire transfer Navigation .fit files:   30.3 file

For Smartphone RidewithGPS Transfer:       RidewithGPS file for 30.5 mile route

Experience Level: 3Aabc

Restrooms: Start of ride in Miner Park and gas station in Hamel

Rest Stop:  Shell Food Mart (halfway mark)

Lunch:  We will eat at the Wooden Nickel on Main in Glen Carbon at the end of the ride.

Road Hazards: Take care when crossing streets with traffic.

Weather Considerations: Ride will be canceled if there is a good chance of inclement weather during the ride. Please watch the weather forecasts and radar. Always view the website the morning of the ride in case of cancellation and for a cue sheet.

Ride Leader: Claudia Spener  636-497-2563

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