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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      This 160 acre park is between the Katy Trail and the Missouri River just south of downtown St. Charles. 4.2 miles of singletrack, with some sandy areas, have been squeezed onto the island. The main loop is a figure 8 designed to be accessible to the beginning rider with minimal elevation change. The Sandy Loop weaves in and out of the drainage troughs alongside the river edge, offering a change of pace from the flats on the main loops.

      The trail is subject to seasonal flooding, and once the river level reaches 23', the bridge is no longer accessible.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Take I-70 to the 5th Street exit in St. Charles, and head South on 5th Street. Bear left onto the South River Road, and then left again onto Old South River Road. Parking is available on both sides of Old South River Road.
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      Local Trail Association
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,904
      State Ranking
      #9
      Trails
      4
      Total Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      1 miles
      Total Descent
      473 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      553 ft
      Total Vertical
      121 ft
      Reports
      15
      Photos
      4
      Ridden Counter
      84

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