MCT Nickel Plate Trail

Distance: 28.5 miles

Surface: Asphalt/limestone

Parking: Longfellow Rd. & Rte. 159, LCCC N.O. Nelson campus, Longfellow & Nelson Aves., County Highway building (Edwardsville); Miner Park, Glen Carbon Park & Ride Lot at IL-157 (Glen Carbon)

Location: S. Main St in New Douglas to Old Edwardsville Rd. in Pontoon Beach

Features: A combination of woods and farmland, with access to parks, neighborhoods and historic districts
in both Edwardsville and Glen Carbon

Points of Interest: Edwardsville Township Park, Glen Carbon Miner Park, LCCC N.O. Nelson Campus, Edwardsville Children's Museum, Alhambra Fireman and Legion Park

Trail Connections: MCT Nature Trail, MCT Quercus Grove Trail, MCT Ronald J. Foster Heritage Trail, on-road bike lanes in rural Edwardsville, (Hazel Road, Maple Road, Columbia Road, Jerusalem Road, Spangle Road)