Memminger Trail

At A Glance


0.9 mi one-way

Steepness: Few Hills
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Blaze Color: Blue

This trail is located in the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site trails list page.


A pleasant loop around Little Glassy Mountain, starting and ending at the main house. Some parts climb noticeably although even most kids will be able to handle this one. Passes thru some nice forests and over a small rock outcrop, and thru rhododendrons on the west side.

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Trail Segments

Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

Memmenger - Main House to Front Lake Connector

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 348 ft

Memmenger - Front Lake Connector to Little Glassy Mtn S

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.35 mi

Memmenger - Little Glassy S to Glassy Mtn Tr

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.11 mi

Memmenger - Glassy Mtn to Connectors

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.23 mi

Memmenger - Main House to W Side

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 253 ft

Total Calculated Length: 0.8 mi

This value is derived from our underlying map data, so it may not match officially published information.

Intersecting Trails

  • Little Glassy Mountain
  • Front Lake - Memminger Connector
  • Glassy Mountain
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