North St. Louis County, Missouri

Riverview

Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

Riverview, MO to Madison County in Granite City, IL
(314) 416-9930
www.greatriversgreenway.org/projects/old-chain-of-rocks-bridge.aspx

1-mile concrete trail from Riverview, MO. to Madison County in Granite City, Ill. This retired bridge provides one of three bicycle-accessible connections between Missouri and Illinois by linking the St. Louis Riverfront and MCT Confluence Trails.

Since 2002, Great Rivers Greenway has provided funds to Trailnet, Inc. to make possible year-round public access to the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, an important one mile bicycle and pedestrian link between Missouri and Illinois. The district also provided funds for necessary structural repairs to the bridge in 2004, and for the construction of restrooms and signage in 2005.

St. Louis Riverfront Trail

St. Louis Riverfront Trail

TRAIL INFORMATION
Length: 10.8 miles
Best for: Biking, Walking, Running
Parking: Yes
Restrooms: Yes

www.traillink.com/trail/st-louis-riverfront-trail.aspx

www.greatriversgreenway.org/trails/north-riverfront-trail.aspx

About the North Riverfront Trail on the Confluence Greenway
The Riverfront Trail is an eleven mile trail which follows the Mississippi River starting at Biddle Street and heading north. The trail terminates at the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, part of the legendary Route 66. The trail passes through the Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing, North Riverfront Park and over Maline Creek.

Over a three day period in July of 2013, Great Rivers Greenway conducted its annual trail count at the Biddle Street Trailhead. Based on the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation standard for estimating annual trail volumes, the data collected indicates a total of 101,062 trips on the North Riverfront Trail in 2013.

History
From 2005-2006, GRG has assisted in the funding of the rehabilitation of the trail in partnership with the City of St. Louis. In 2007 a major sign and amenities package was installed as well as a new parking lot at Biddle Street to facilitate users of the trail.

Status
Trail repair needed at Maline Creek. Be prepared for an on-street detour around the trail near Maline Creek.

Partners
City of St. Louis Board of Public Service, Streets Dept., Water Dept., Planning and Urban Design Agency, Trailnet, and Grace Hill Settlement House

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North County Incorporated

350B Village Square Drive
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042
phone: (314) 895-6241
email: nci@northcountyinc.com

 

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