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Hiking & Biking

Granite City Walking Trails

The Granite City Walking Trails are made up of an assortment of routes that run alongside creeks in our downtown park. The trails are Granite Bowl Trail, M A Sutton Park Trail, McLanahan Park Trail, and Combined Park Trail. They approximately 1.5 miles and are great for walks, runs, and taking pets out for a stroll. The park includes picnic shelters, public restrooms, and drinking fountains.


McWilliams Park

McWilliams Park features a half mile lighted walking track around it’s 4 baseball/softball fields. The park also has 4 football/soccer fields, a gymnasium, a playground, picnic areas, and a disc golf course.


Richard B. Russel State Park

Richard B. Russel State Park offers 6 miles of trails for hiking and biking. There are 5 different trails to check out; Cottage Loop Trail, Cottage/Beach Trail, Campground Spur, Campground/Picnic Trail, and Blackwell Bridge Trail.

Become part of the Muddy Spokes Club for challenging rides, progressing from easier to more difficult trails. Ride at your own pace and earn a “mud-spattered” t-shirt once you finish all trails.

State law requires that riders 15 and younger must wear a helmet while biking.


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