STLRC – Upcoming Rides and Events
Old Valmeyer to Prairie du Rocher
September 10 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Participation in STLRC Rides & Hikes is at your own risk. STLRC assumes no liability.
All rides are free for St. Louis Recreational Cyclists members. Non-members must join by their second ride.
Starting Location: Park in Old Valmeyer at Bluff Road and Margraphics Road
Meeting time: 8:45am
Time of Departure: 9:00 am
Description: Ride the Illinois countryside from Old Valmeyer to the town of Prairie du Rocher with a return via Fort de Chartres. Approx. 43 miles. Lunch in Prairie du Rocher if interested.
• Take I-270/255 South East across JB Bridge
• Exit 6, Columbia/Hwy 3
• Take the first right onto Palmer which turns into Bluff Road and go approx. 14 miles
• Turn Left on Margraphics Rd. into Borsch Park. If you pass Hwy 156 you passed Margraphics.
Cue Sheet: Old Valmeyer to Prairie du Rocher
For smartphone RidewithGPS or Laptop transfer:
RidewithGPS file 43.5miles (flat) Old Valmeyer to Prairie du Rocher
RidewithGPS file 46.7 miles with optional hill Valmeyer to Prairie du Rocher
Experience Level: 4Aa
Stops: Prairie du Rocher for lunch and Fort de Chartres Restrooms in both.
Ride Leader: Faye Holdenried 636-399-4604
If you have any questions regarding this ride, please contact the ride leader.
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