Illinois - Miscellaneous

Glacial Park

Red Gate Bridge

Glacial Park

West of Route 39, just North of Ringwood, IL

A park set on 3,400 acres of wetlands, prairie & glacial kames, with trails, canoeing & fishing.


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Red Gate Bridge - connecting Route 25 to Route 31 in Saint Charles

Foot traffic is not allowed on the road surface of the bridge, but there is a pedestrian/bike boardwalk below.

The board walk runs from the parking lot on Route 31, under the bridge road, across the river to

The boardwalk from the Route 31 parking lot, under the bridge, and from Route 25


The anchors for the guy-wires for the boardwalk

Views of the Fox River from the boardwalk


The bank on the east side of the river

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