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Veterans Memorial Trail Ride

Event information

Date: Saturday, May 25, 2024

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 12 and older.

Contact: 815-727-8700

Location: Hadley Valley — Gougar Road Access

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A person riding a bike along a paved trail. Photo by Chad Merda

Event details

Start your Memorial Day weekend with a ride on Veterans Memorial Trail! Wear your red, white and blue and come ready to kick off the summer season with a recreational ride.

Event requirements

Registration required by Saturday, May 25: 815-727-8700.


This guided biking program will meet at Hadley Valley – Gougar Road Access and follow the Spring Creek Greenway Trail and Veterans Memorial Trail for up to 10 miles round trip. Experienced riders only please. A bicycle and helmet are required for each participant.

The trails are paved or crushed limestone. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request on-line no later than 48 hours before the program.