View from parking lot where walk starts.
Veterans Memorial on walk through the park.
Walkers stop on trail to listen to the sounds of nature.
There are always plenty of deer to see on this walk.
The deer watch walkers while they walk.
Walkers will pass the Swiss style city hall on the walk.
WELCOME TO HIGHLAND, ILLINOIS with their historic Plaza Square and beautiful tree-lined streets. Highland is one of the oldest Swiss settlements in the United States. It was founded in 1831 by Swiss pioneers from Sursee, Switzerland and has shared the title of “Sister City” with Sursee since 1976. Highland’s historic district is where the walk starts and ends with the city’s landmark fountain and Plaza Square Park, The landmark Lory Theatre is also part of the historic district. Highland is the birthplace of Pet Milk and Schott Brewery. It is the 7th safest community in Illinois! The first Volksmarch in Highland was 40 years ago! Enjoy the walk!
Click the link below to see the Highland Walk brochure.
Walkers will see this unique carved tree in the Historic Plaza Square.
Walkers getting ready to walk in O’Fallon, Illinois.
One of the walkers stop to admire this beautiful tree with it’s pink & white flowers.
Trudy Duffman, President & Nikki Wilcoxen, Vice President of the Illinois Trekkers, stop along the trail.
Walkers enjoy lunch together after completing the walk.