Confluence Trail


Granite City IL 62040 Madison

This 19-mile asphalt/oil & chip trail offers spectacular views of the Mississippi River and Clark Bridge while running along the river and canal, from Russel Commons Park in Alton to 20th Street in Granite City.

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Granite City IL 62040 Madison 0 mi
618-452-7107618-452-7107

Locks 26 and 27 are the largest locks in the inland waterway system. Lock 26 in Alton has a visitor’s center with river displays. Lock 27 located in Granite City is the only lock on the 8.4 mile, man made canal and is the most southerly located.

2000 Edison Avenue Granite City IL 62040 Madison 0.05 mi
1400 Niederinghaus Ave., Granite City, IL. Madison County 0.06 mi
618-709-7779618-709-7779
1318 Niedringhaus Ave. Granite City IL 62040 Madison 0.08 mi
618-451-5855618-451-5855
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2041 Delmar Ave., Granite City, IL Madison County 0.09 mi
844-248-9780844-248-9780

This venue is used by Alfresco Productions and Summerstage for performances during the year. Summerstage also performs at the Granite City High School for Performing Arts.

1316 Niedringhaus Ave. Granite City IL 62040 Madison 0.09 mi
618-877-5730618-877-5730
1312 Niedringhaus Ave. Granite City IL 62040 Madison 0.1 mi
618-691-8455618-691-8455

These four brothers have been brewing their own beer for 25 years, but only recently began selling it to local taverns and restaurants in Granite City. They have a three-barrel system and offer a Pale Ale, Chocolate stout and other seasonal brews such as Oktoberfest in the Fall.

1400 Niedringhaus Ave. Granite City IL 62404 Madison 0.31 mi
618-920-5932618-920-5932
1100 Niedringhaus Ave. Granite City IL 62040 Madison 0.5 mi
618-877-7100618-877-7100
839 Niedringhaus Ave. Granite City IL 62040 Madison 0.9 mi
618-452-0539618-452-0539
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City Park, Edwardsville, IL 1.26 mi
618-655-0337618-655-0337

This juried fine art show features the original works of approximately 100 accomplished artists along with scrumptious local food and drink. Children will enjoy the Create IT and Take IT art sections where they will create their own take-away art projects.

2900 Benton St. Granite City IL 62040 Madison 1.32 mi
618-877-3059618-877-3059

You will find this 1.4 mile paved trail located in Wilson Park.

2900 Benton St. Granite City IL 62040 Madison 1.32 mi
618-877-3059618-877-3059

Lighted softball field, 7 baseball fields, 6 lighted tennis courts, playground, swimming pool, water slide and wading pool, ice skating rink, lighted basketball court, 1.4 mile fitness trail, outdoor pavilion, stage and picnic shelters.

2868 Madison Ave. Granite City IL 62040 Madison 1.33 mi
618-877-6427618-877-6427
St. Louis St. & Randle St. Edwardsville IL 62025 Madison 1.45 mi

The smallest park in Illinois has a marker, one tree and a bench.

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Madison IL Madison 1.63 mi
618-451-4838618-451-4838

This bridge is one of the world’s longest pedestrian/bicycle bridges and offers commanding views of the Mississippi River and a great perch for American Eagle watching. Years ago the bridge became very popular as the Route 66 bridge with a 45 degree right curve in the middle. The Bridge is the site of Eagle Days in January and other events.

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715 N. Main St. Edwardsville IL 62025 Madison 1.63 mi
618-656-7562618-656-7562

The 1836 Weir House is filled with an amazing display of artifacts representing local and county history with the recent addition of a historic research library.

228 N. Main St. Edwardsville IL 62025 Madison 1.63 mi
618-656-2175618-656-2175
15 Central Blvd. Highland IL 62249 Madison 1.63 mi
618-651-0007618-651-0007
201 Harvard St. Edwardsville IL 62025 Madison 1.63 mi
618-655-9606618-655-9606
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