Eight (8) foot wide crushed stone trail. It is available for use by pedestrians and bicyclists.
Size: The current trail length is 4.5 miles (2.5 miles to Sherman Beach and another 2 miles to Castlewood State Park.)
Future: Future connections are planned to Route 66 State Park to the south, and beyond Castlewood State Park to the east. When completed, the Al Foster Trail will become an official segment of the Ozark Trail, which will extend from the confluence of the Meramec and Mississippi Rivers to the Arkansas/Missouri border.
Location: The trail generally follows the Meramec River from the Al Foster Trailhead in Glencoe to the east through Sherman Beach and into Castlewood State Park. It provides scenic views of bluffs, bottomland forest and the Meramec River.