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A Walk in "Old Town" Glen Carbon

Year Round Walk

SN: 115879 - 2020 / Y0808

when is the event

The event is closed

From Thu, Jan 2nd, 2020 to Dec 30th, 2020

Start box available: dawn to dusk

where is the event

Glen Carbon, Illinois

The address/location for the Physical Start Box (PSB) is as follows:

Casey's General Store

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

None provided


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

Loop #1 has two hills which may be difficult for strollers and wheelchairs and for those not able to do hills. Loop #2 is on sidewalks and paved bike trails - no hills!

conditions for the event

Rating: 2A, Distance: --- State --km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Event information

Trail is along historic streets, past local businesses and restaurants and on two scenic Rails-to-Trails. The route is two 5K loops from Centennial Library. Glen Carbon is listed on 100 Best Places to Live in USA and 50 safest cities in Illinois. Walk is open daily dawn to dusk. Restrooms and water are available at the start/finish. Pets are welcome but you must pick up after your pet.


how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

70 W Main St, Glen Carbon, Illinois. From I-64 take I-255N to IL 162E (exit 29). Follow 162E to left on IL 157 to right on Main Street. Ask for the walk binder. Be courteous to store customers. Casey's General Store is open 5:00 am to 11:00 pm every day. After registering, drive 0.1 miles to Glen Carbon Centennial Library at 198 S. Main Street, on your left as you enter "Old Town" Glen Carbon. Parking is available at the library. If you want to use the library, check their hours at glencarbonlibrary.org.

Maps phrase and directions link

The address / location has not been set.

event sponsor

Illinois Trekkers Volkssport Club (AVA-0047)

Event website: www.illinois-trekkers.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.