Metro East Park and Recreation DistrictMEPRD Trailhead

Calling all Bikers, Walkers, Runners and Bladers

MEPRD's Trailhead features dawn to dusk trail parking, parking lot surveillance, trail maps, "water-free" tire air, a fix/tune bicycle station, clean restrooms, bike racks, a picnic table, drinking fountains, a pet drinking fountain, and resting areas to accommodate every trail users' needs. Conveniently located in close proximity to I-55, I-70, I-255, and IL 157, the Trailhead offers easy access to the MCT Schoolhouse Trail, which connects to the extensive network of trails throughout the area.

Whether you blade, jog, bike, walk, or walk your dog, the MEPRD Trailhead was designed to fulfill all your trail related needs. We hope you make us your preferred trailhead when you need one!

Directions to MEPRD by Car     Directions to MEPRD by Bike

Trail Route Suggestions from MEPRD's Trailhead

Determine the number of miles you wish to travel from and back to MEPRD's Trailhead, then click on the corresponding mileage links below. Each route can be customized if and as you wish by dragging the route line within the map. Go ahead and try customizing a route now! Don't be afraid, worst case scenario, you have to re-click the original link below ...no harm done! All routes shown start and finish at MEPRD's Trailhead.

360° Photo Sphere of MEPRD's Trailhead!