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:  Visitors’ Center at Entrance to Shaw’s Nature Reserve, Gray Summit, MO

Meeting time: 9:30 AM

Time of Departure: 10:00 AM

Description:  We will hike some of the Reserve’s 17-mile trail system through a variety of habitats including prairie, glades, and woodlands along gravel roads and dirt paths down to the Meramec River and back for approximately 4 miles.  Rest rooms available.


  • I-44 west of I-270, Hwy-100/Gray Summit Exit #253
  • Left on Hwy 100 over bridge
  • Right on South Outer Rd / Old Hwy 100
  • Left into Reserve.

Experience Level:  Terrain is mostly easy to moderate with some steep portions

Further Details:

  • Hiking poles and boots are recommended.
  • Please bring a lunch or substantial snack and water in a day pack as we will stop to eat in route.
  • $3 entrance fee for Seniors. Garden members admitted free.  Bring your membership card.
  • No dogs

Special Considerations:

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

Hike Leader:  Faye Holdenried  636-399-4604


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