Studio: 618-457-3691 • Office: 618-529-5900 • 224 N. Washington St. Carbondale IL 62901

October Family Bike Month

Map Unavailable

Date(s) - 10/01/2020 - 10/31/2020
All Day


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!

Ideas to Support Your Biking Fun & Safety (FREE unless otherwise noted)

October 3rd, 8a-Noon The Bike Surgeon will be at the Carbondale Farmers Market to give tips and advice on minor repairs

October 6 & 9 Sustainable Cycling Class offered by the SIU Recreation Center requiring registration free to active members

October 17th, 8a-10a Phoenix Cycle will be at the Carbondale Farmers Market to give tips and advice on minor repairs

Bike Repair Videos:
How to Use Fix-it Station
Dero: (Use the QRL Codes at the fix-it station for a video specific to your fix-it needs)

Bucky Dome
Carbondale Farmers Market (Saturdays)
Carbondale Park District, Super Block with Fitness Station
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
Evergreen Park
Giant City Water Tower
Green Earth Trails (Bike there. Bike racks to lock up bike and many trees bikes can be chained to, then hike)
Historical Markers Find near you
Historic Murphysboro Memorial (Walk or) Bike Ride Map
Marberry Arboretum
Murphysboro Parks New paths in Riverside Park Murphysboro opening TBA
Phoenix Cycles
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.
The Bike Surgeon
Touch of Nature: New paths opening TBA

Fix-It Station Map :

Maps of Bike Routes and Trails
Rend Lake
Tunnel Hill

Mountain Bike Trail
Kinkaid Lake

Movies About Biking
Breaking Away trailer: Buy or rent link
ET trailer
(Making of ET part 1
Inspired to Ride trailer
69 year old riding for MS

Responsible Riding Safety Videos & Tips:
For Children all of us Bike Check Bike Skills

Scroll to top