Event Details

  • October 1, 2020 to
    October 31, 2020
  • 6:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Free


  • Jackson County Illinois
  • Main St
  • Carbondale, IL 62901
  • (618) 529-4042

Event Description

Family Biking

Get out and bike (or hike) with family and friends all through the month of October and enjoy the colors of fall. Make memories and share them at the Family Vacation Night FaceBook page by sending them to our Family Vacation Night page via messenger. The families with the most outstanding destination picture(s) will win a prize. Be creative with your destination and photo ideas and share your fun or make us guess your location! https://www.facebook.com/events/346608316480181/ Ideas to Support Your Biking Fun & Safety (FREE unless otherwise noted) Activities: October 3rd, 8a-Noon The Bike Surgeon will be at the Carbondale Farmers Market to give tips and advice on minor repairs http://thebikesurgeoncdale.com/ October 6 & 9 Sustainable Cycling Class offered by the SIU Recreation Center requiring registration free to active members https://rec.siu.edu/classes-and-events/sustainable_cycling.php October 17th, 8a-10a Phoenix Cycle will be at the Carbondale Farmers Market to give tips and advice on minor repairs https://phoenixcyclescarbondale.com/ Bike Repair Videos: How to Use Fix-it Station https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TY00u Dero: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAtoXZV3Fhs (Use the QRL Codes at the fix-it station for a video specific to your fix-it needs) Destinations: Bucky Dome https://fullerdomehome.com/ Carbondale Farmers Market (Saturdays) https://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketcarbondale/ Carbondale Park District, Super Block with Fitness Station https://www.cpkd.org/parks-and-facilities/ https://www.cpkd.org/places/united-states/illinois/carbondale/park/doug-lee-park-superblock/ Carbondale Public Library and Japanese Garden Visitors are welcome inside and limited to two hours each day. Mask use is a must at all times in the library. More at https://carbondalepubliclibrary.org/ Evergreen Park https://www.cpkd.org/places/united-states/illinois/carbondale/park/evergreen-park/ Giant City Water Tower https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvUTz31PmIE Green Earth Trails (Bike there. Bike racks to lock up bike and many trees bikes can be chained to, then hike) https://www.greenearthinc.org Historical Markers https://www.historyillinois.org/FindAMarker/CountyMap.aspx Find near you https://www.historyillinois.org/FindAMarker.aspx Historic Murphysboro Memorial (Walk or) Bike Ride Map https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Az6GJeumNyQKB3tcyVNYyLF8pXZFzZa1/view?usp=sharing Marberry Arboretum https://www.cpkd.org/places/united-states/illinois/carbondale/park/marberry-arboretum/ Murphysboro Parks https://www.facebook.com/murphysboropark/ New paths in Riverside Park Murphysboro opening TBA Phoenix Cycles https://phoenixcyclescarbondale.com/ Polar Bear search: Proficient street and safe rider will enjoy stalking out a local polar bear known to hangout near a cemetery, bank and church. Sallie Logan Library (Murphysboro) Visitors welcome for 30 minutes. Restrooms available. https://sallieloganlibrary.com/ SIU https://siu.university-tour.com/map.php The Bike Surgeon http://thebikesurgeoncdale.com/service/ Touch of Nature: https://ton.siu.edu/touch-of-nature-forest/hiking-trails.php New paths opening TBA Fix-It Station Map :http://explorecarbondale.com/DocumentCenter/View/2707/City-of-Carbondale-Bikeway-Map-PDF?bidId= Maps of Bike Routes and Trails Carbondale http://explorecarbondale.com/DocumentCenter/View/2707/City-of-Carbondale-Bikeway-Map-PDF?bidId= Murphysboro https://www.mapmyride.com/us/murphysboro-il/ Rend Lake https://rendlake.com/?page_id=157 Tunnel Hill https://www.traillink.com/trail-maps/tunnel-hill-state-trail/ Mountain Bike Trail Kinkaid Lake https://www.mtbproject.com/trail/7043711/kinkaid-lake-trail-382 Movies About Biking Breaking Away trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL3U44It_No Buy or rent link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RosTfFAs-XM ET trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvbUkBG0yrc (Making of ET part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHsCTJOdNjk) Insp

Event presented by:

  • Positive Youth Development Coalition

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