The Illinois Trekkers invite you to A Walk in the Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park. Swansea Clinton Hills Conservation Park in Illinois is located on a former golf course site. The old golf cart paths and trails provide a scenic spot to walk with lakes and beautiful homes. The park currently has a disc golf course. Fletcher’s Kitchen & Tap Restaurant is located next to the pavilion & has a full menu of food & refreshments available for purchase. Start between 8:30 and 11:00 am. Finish by 2:00 pm.
One of the beautiful views on the walk.
A few walkers stopped for a picture in beautiful Shaw Park. The walk was sponsored by the Gateway Milers.
There were a few steps & hills for walkers to climb.
Walkers found this unique site on the walk.
Another unique find on the walk.
Members of the Illinois Trekkers working the registration table.
The Gateway Milers did a group walk.
This was one unique view on the walk.
Walkers enjoyed the Fall Festival too.
Walkers always seem to find something different when they walk.
Mermaid House in Lebanon where Charles Dickens stayed.
WELCOME TO LEBANON, ILLINOIS! The Illinois Trekkers invite you to “Come Walk With Us” along Lebanon’s Belleville, St. Louis, Madison, Main and Center Streets to see a variety of architectural styles from Greek Revival, Gothic, Italianate, English Country, Queen Anne, Georgian and Southern Colonial. You will enjoy walking through the McKendree University campus. McKendree was founded in 1828 and is the oldest college or university in Illinois. Be on the look-out for the Secret Garden and the Mermaid House Inn.
The walk starts at the Lebanon, Illinois Visitor Center located at 221 St. Louis Street, Lebanon, IL 62249. PARKING: Parking is available along city streets where designated.
Start between 8:30 am and 11:30 am; finish by 2:30 pm. Walk at your own pace and pleasure. Event will take place regardless of weather. Restrooms are available at the start point and on the trail.
After walking be sure to enjoy the Annual Fall Festival and all the wonderful eating establishments in Lebanon, Illinois.
Walkers stopped with a few of the unique scarecrows in the Glen Carbon scarecrow contest.
This scarecrow had his mask on for the pandemic.
This house was ready for Halloween.
The fall flowers were in full bloom.
The Illinois Trekkers found old friends on the Tater Tour and made new friends.
Walkers saw the Capital, Lincoln’s Museum, Lincoln’s home & Lincoln’s Law office. Walkers also found new sites on the walk.
Columbia had the scarecrows out to welcome walkers on the walk.
Please join the Illinois Trekkers on a group walk with Tater Tours. Tater Tours will be arriving by bus from Chicago to walk the Capital Walk. Registration will be at 12:30 pm and walk should begin by 1:00 pm. The walk will start at the visitors center at 401 College Street.
The walk will feature many historic sites as well as the capital & old capital. Walk where Lincoln walked for many years. There are many restaurants for walkers to stop to have something to eat.
The Illinois Trekkers walked the 5k March to the Arch. The Illinois Trekkers met with many of their walker friends at St. Louis University before they started the March to the Arch.
The March to the Arch finished at the base of the Arch.