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Fall Foliage Walk

Traditional Walk

SN: 116352 - 2020

when is the event

Previous event - 715 DAYS AGO

Starting Sat, Oct 10th, 2020 for 1 day

Start table open: 9-11am

where is the event

Godfrey, Illinois

The address/location to the start table for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

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

Underground Railroad


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

Event comments

The trail consists of two 5ks marked with arrows and streamers. The wooded 5k takes you into the Olin Nature Preserve on trails used as a major entry point on the Underground Railroad. The second 5k takes you to the Mississippi Sanctuary lookout on the bluffs, through the Mississippi Sanctuary Trails, down to the Great River Rd. Join us for lunch after your walk at The Nature Institute.

conditions for the event

Rating: 2B, Distance: 5, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: No

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: No

Event information

Welcome to The Nature Institute with 294 acres dedicated as an Illinois Nature Preserve. Spend the day above the bluffs overlooking Great River Rd just north of Alton, IL. Our walks take you through upland forest, hill prairies, and majestic views overlooking the Mississippi River.


how to get to the event

Driving to the start

From St Louis, MO: Follow I-70E, merge into I-255N, take exit 10 for IL-111-140 toward Alton/Bethalto. Keep left at the fork and follow signs to Alton. Continue IL-111N/IL-140W. Take IL-3N/Homer Adams Pkwy to Levis Lane, take a Left, then Left on S. Levis Lane. The Nature Institute and parking at the end of the road.

Maps phrase and directions link

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event sponsor

Gateway Milers NFP (AVA-0974)

Event website: www.gatewaymilers.org

point of contact

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