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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, MA Sutton Park Trail, McLanahan Park Trail, and Combined Park Trail. They are 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 Parks and Recreation

McWilliams Park features a half-mile walking track around its 4 baseball/softball fields. The park also has 4 football/soccer fields, a gymnasium, a playground, renovated tennis courts, picnic areas, and a disc golf course. A variety of team sports are offered for children and teens in the fall and spring, plus summer camps.

Contact: 706-213-0749


Richard B. Russel State Park

Richard B. Russell 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, and don't forget to wear your helmet!

Contact: 706-213-2045



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