Walking Group: Forest Park MetroLink Station

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Unless noted, Mary Fran will meet her group on the platform.  This group walks between 2 and 5 miles and always schedules a lunch stop.  Plan on 3-5 hours each trip.

If you are interested in a walk, please email Mary Fran at 10tentoesmfb@att.net shortly before each walk for full details.

Leader will be at starting point, rain or shine!


Fall 2017 Schedule

Destination Date
of Walk
Day Time Walk Leader

Need only train tickets – no bus transfer.
Schlafly Tap Room for early lunch; St. Nicholas Catholic Church (151 years old) and St. Ann Shrine;
CMT/Visitors Center to register for Ten Toes, get photo ID, exchange expired MetroLink tickets

Walk about 3 miles with several stops.

Sept. 13 Wednesday 10:00 am

(will board
10:06 am eastbound red train)

Mary Fran Balmer

Need only train tickets – no bus transfer

Busch Brewery and Ballpark Village

Walk about 3-4 miles with several stops.

Sept. 20 Wednesday 10:00 am

(will board
10:06 am eastbound red train)

Mary Fran Balmer

Need 2 hour ticket to transfer to bus

Rock Springs Municipal Park, downtown O’Fallon, lunch at Peel Brewing Co.

Walk about 4 miles with several stops.

Sept. 27 Wednesday 10:00 am

(will board
10:06 am eastbound red train)

Mary Fran Balmer
Need 2 hour ticket to transfer to bus

Resurrection Cemetery. Lunch at Fortel’s Pizza Den.

Walk just over 3 miles.

Oct. 4 Wednesday 9:50 am

(will board 9:56 am westbound blue train)

Mary Fran Balmer
Need 2 hour ticket to transfer to bus

Webster Groves residential walking tour. Lunch at CJ Muggs.

Walking distance 3-4 miles.

Oct. 11 Wednesday 9:50 am

(will board 9:56 am westbound blue train)

Mary Fran Balmer
Need 2 hour ticket to transfer to bus
– Note later start time.

Millennium Park in Creve Coeur and Bellerive Gardens Cemetery (gravesites of Stan Musial, Chuck Berry, Barclay Plager). Lunch at Houlihan’s.

Walking distance 3-4 miles.

 Oct. 25  Wednesday 10:15 am

(will board westbound red train at 10:26 am)

 Mary Fran Balmer
SOLD OUT – Forest Park to Forest Park Community College for lunch prepared by the Culinary School students.

Check with leader for wait list.

Oct. 25 THURSDAY 10:00 am

(meet at Forest Park Station street level at 10 am)

Mary Fran Balmer
Need 2 hour ticket to transfer to bus

Maryland Heights

Walking distance TBD. Check with leader.

Nov. 1 Wednesday 10:00 am

(will board
10:06 am eastbound red train)

Mary Fran Balmer
Old Carondelet neighborhood in South City.

Check with leader.

Nov. 8 Wednesday Check with leader. Mary Fran Balmer
Will likely need 2 hour ticket to transfer to bus

Clayton residential walk to Cheesecake Factory in the Galleria Mall.

Nov. 15 Wednesday 9:50 am

(will board 9:56 am westbound blue train)

Mary Fran Balmer
Belleville IL – Check with leader. Nov. 22 Wednesday Check with leader. Mary Fran Balmer
Need 2 hour ticket to transfer to bus

Creve Coeur residential streets – JCA (Jewish Center for Aged) complex. Lunch at California Pizza Kitchen.

Walking distance about 3.5 miles.

Nov. 29 Wednesday Check with leader. Mary Fran Balmer