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!


Spring 2017 Schedule

Destination Date
of Walk
Day Time Walk Leader
Need only train tickets – no  bus transfer

Cross Eads Bridge, stop in Old Cathedral, walk Arch grounds. Visitors Center for ID badges, exchange expired tickets. CMT office to register.

Lunch at Bailey’s Range

Walk 3-4 miles with many stops.

April 12 Wednesday 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Need only train tickets – no  bus transfer

Cross Eads Bridge, stop in Old Cathedral, walk Arch grounds. Visitors Center for ID badges, exchange expired tickets. CMT office to register.

Lunch at Bailey’s Range

Walk 3-4 miles with many stops.

April 13 THURSDAY 10 a.m. Mary Fran Balmer
Need 2 hour ticket to transfer to bus.
Green Center in University City. Walk through prairie, wetlands, demonstration gardens, urban bird corridor, and Ruth Park WoodsLunch at Pasta House on Delmar

Walk about 4 miles.

April 19 Wednesday 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Walk above repeats on Thurs., April 20 April 20 THURSDAY 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Need 2 hour ticket to transfer to bus.

Walk in Benton Park Area—Blues City Deli/Joey Valenza’s Pizza

Distance still TBD – Email me just before walk

April 26 Wednesday 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Walk above repeats on Thurs., April 27 April 27 THURSDAY 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
 

Belleville and Richland Creek Greenway Trail

(Details to come. Email walk leader.)

 May 3 Wednesday 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Walk above repeats on Thursday, May 4 May 4 THURSDAY 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Cross McKinley Bridge and eat at Crown Candy.

( Details to come. Email walk leader. )

May 10 Wednesday 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Walk above repeats on Thursday, May 11 May 11 THURSDAY 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Sheldon Coffee Concert- SOLD OUT

(Contact leader for spot on waiting list.) 

 May 17 Wednesday 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Danforth Plant Science Center-lunch on the campus.

(Free, but need to register)

 May 24 Wednesday 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Walk above repeats on Thursday, May 25 May 25 THURSDAY 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Bus trip to Giant City State Park, Makanda, IL

Limited Space-Email leader.

May 31 Wednesday 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Explore cemeteries on Rock Road.

Details to come. Email leader.

June 7 Wednesday 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
 Walk above repeats on Thursday, June 8 June 8 THURSDAY 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Longview Farms and Principia campus.

Details to come. Email leader.

June 14 Wednesday 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Walk above repeats on Thursday, June 15 June 15 THURSDAY 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Missouri Botanical Garden- Garden of Glass

Details to come. Email leader.

June 21 Wednesday 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Walk above repeats on Thursday, June 22 June 22 THURSDAY 10:00 am Mary Fran Balmer
Horse Hooky at Fairmont Park

Limited Space- email leader.

June 27 TUESDAY Mary Fran Balmer