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Adopt-a-Highway Clean Up

Wagon Wheel New Salem State Historic Site 39.975767, -89.841640, Petersburg, IL

Join us on Saturday, September 11, at 9:00 AM for our Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup.  With a full crew it should only take about an hour.   Meet at the main entrance to New Salem off Rte. 97 at 9:00 AM to take care of our 2-mile IDOT Adopt-A-Highway segment that runs from the south edge of

Board of Directors Meeting


The next Menard County Trails & Board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 13 at 7:00 PM. Physical location or Zoom TBD. All members are welcome to attend. Email us for more information.

Petersburg Harvestfest

Petersburg Petersburg,

Come see us at the 2021 Petersburg Harvesfest on the Square in Petersburg.  We'll have a dam simulator demo set up, as well as a display of kayaks and canoes to view. More details to come....check back!!

Wayside Park Celebration

Wayside Park W5V3+XP Lake Petersburg, Illinois, Petersburg, Illinois

Menard County Trails & Greenways will host an event on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 5:30 at the park (Rts. 97 and 123, south of Petersburg) to celebrate and acknowledge community contributions to Wayside Park. Located in southern Menard County at the intersection of Illinois Routes 97 and 123 (Gudgel Ave) Wayside Park was developed

CANCELLED — MCTG Sangamon River Fall Float

The river level is too high to safely hold the float! Sorry for any inconvenience cancellation has caused. Full refunds are being processed. Join Menard County Trails & Greenways on October 16, 2021 as we paddle 5 beautiful miles of the Sangamon River from the Gudgel Bridge to the New Salem riverside picnic area/boat ramp.