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Route 66 Towanda Geographical Journey Pkwy, IL

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Distance One Way 1.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 788 feet
Elevation Gain 25 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 1.68
Interest Ruins & Historic
Photos Viewed All Mine Following
84  2013-11-23
PHX to South Bend to PHX - Thanksgiving 2013
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Preferred   May, Sep, Oct, Apr
Sun  6:43am - 4:37pm
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Overview
Route 66 Towanda Geographical Journey Pkwy is a 1.6 mile one way walk/tour with 25 feet elevation gain. Located 8 miles northeast of Bloomington Illinois. May and September are the best months to enjoy this activity.


A 1.6 mile stretch of Route 66 (an abandoned lane of the 1954 four-lane alignment) with educational kiosks that interpret each state along the road. The walking tour has fliers printed in several languages for international tourists and a collection of Burma Shave signs. It was created by volunteers from Towanda with students and teachers from the Normal Community High School.

Hours: Year-Round
http://route66towanda.org/

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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