Carpenter Park

MODERATE 23 reviews
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Carpenter Park is a 11.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Springfield, Illinois that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and birding and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
11.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
492 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

walking

river

hiking
10 days ago

hiking
13 days ago

It was nice, mostly shaded, almost completely flat, and wide enough in most places that two people could walk side-by-side. I did run into some poison ivy growing in the trail. I wish the trail had been marked, or that there had been a map displayed somewhere at least, but I couldn't find one. Not too exciting, but not a bad place to spend an afternoon wandering.

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

The trash left out there is really disgraceful. If you PACK it in PACK it out! Your mother is not out here cleaning up after you.

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9 months ago

It's a beatiful, peaceful and quite trail. We recommend this trail for a romantic hand held experience

11 months ago

Quiet. Serene. Peaceful.

hiking
Saturday, May 21, 2016

Great! Slightly muddy in some spots. I would not classify the trails as difficult. No steep inclines that I encountered at least. I explored 3 of the trails in less than an hour. I would have stayed longer but it was getting dark.

Sunday, May 08, 2016

not a bad hike it a little muddy/slippery on the paths but it has been raining.

hiking
Friday, April 22, 2016

Nice park with several trail options. Not very long though.

hiking
Saturday, April 16, 2016

Saturday, March 12, 2016

I like the long walks easy hikes out here but not full of nature like I expected. But it doesn't stop me from coming back yearly. Spring / fall this place is beautiful lots of memories with my daughter .