Trailnet 2024 Bridge Birthday Bash Bike Ride

Saturday, May 18, 2024 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge is turning another year older, and what better way to celebrate than with Trailnet’s Birthday Bash Bike Ride!

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Take your pick of four different distances: 3, 22, 40 or 55 miles

That’s right, the BBB Classic is back for 2024 and better than ever! Come out on Saturday, May 18th, to commemorate the 95th Birthday of the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge and enjoy a part of St. Louis history. We have routes planned for folks of all comfort levels, fun festivities with food and libations, and, of course, there will be cake!

The Bridge Birthday Bash is your chance to enjoy unique routes on relaxed back roads, greenways, and the Madison County Trails. This ride is perfect if you’re new to biking or just got back into it. We have everything from a three-mile family fun roll to a 55-miler for those who want to pay it forward and earn themselves an extra slice of cake.

Saturday’s Schedule:

Check-in and late registration begins at 7:30 am. Look for the blue Trailnet tents.

The ride will have an open start window from 7:30 am to 8:30 am. Be sure to have the latest route updates downloaded for directions.

8:45 am: Staging for family (3.7 mile) route.

9 am: Family Route begins, led by Trailnet Staff

10 am: Post-ride festivities begin.

Family yard games, beverages, and cake will be available and included in the registration cost. Food trucks will be on-site with additional meal options available for purchase.

Learn more about the Mississippi Greenway: Chouteau Riverfront to Old Chain of Rocks Bridge (Riverfront Trail) here.

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Chain of Rocks Park

Chain of Rocks Park

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Bike racks available at Chain of Rocks Park

No Bus Access Available

No Metrolink Access Available

Bicycle racks and some vehicle parking available at the Mississippi Greenway: Chain of Rocks Park. Additional vehicle parking available at these nearby locations:
Chouteau Island Trailhead (4205 Chain of Rocks Road, Granite City, IL 62040) – 1 mile walk/bike on greenway bridge to Chain of Rocks Park
North Riverfront Park north parking lot (10100 Riverview Drive, St. Louis, MO 63137) – 1.5 mile walk/bike on greenway to Chain of Rocks Park
North Riverfront Park south parking lot (9400 Riverview Drive, St. Louis, MO 63137) – 2.7 mile walk/bike on greenway to Chain of Rocks Park