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Salt Lick Dog Hike (5.8 Miles / Moderately Challenging)

November 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

From Alltrails:
Explore this 5.8-mile loop trail near Valmeyer, Illinois. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 2 h 51 min to complete. This is a very popular area for hiking, running, and walking, so you’ll likely encounter other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash.

Length: 5.8 mi
Elevation gain: 1,131 ft
Route type: Loop

This is a beautiful trail, but there is a ginormously steep hill at the very beginning that is not for the faint of heart.

There is a turn off that will take you back to the parking lot that can shorten this to ~3 miles, if anyone doesn’t feel up to the whole 6 miles.

This will not be a power hike. We stop frequently for pictures and general shenanigans. We will hike at a pace the group is comfortable with, with no pup left behind.

We will meet at the trailhead by the parking lot.

Requirements:
Great Attitude and Sense of Humor
Hiking Boots are recommended, poles if you use them
Dog Necessities and Plenty of Water
Snacks, if desired

**Please do not be a no-show. My pups will have to listen to me complain about it the whole way home. Don’t make those sweet pups have to deal with that.**

Details

Date:
November 13
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/tailsonthetrail-stl/events/288983923

Venue

Salt Lick Point Land And Water Reserve
Valmeyer, IL 62295 us

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