Become Part of the Trail

The Heritage Corridor Ale Trail is run by the Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau.  We are a state-certified CVB, helping to promote the towns of the Illinois & Michigan Canal, Starved Rock State Park area, and Illinois’ Route 66.

If you are a brewery, restaurant or tap room that serves craft beer, and are interested in being featured on the site, please contact Dan Mulka at or 815-216-9963.  For new members of the Trail, pricing starts at $160 and includes a multitude of benefits, including membership with the Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Benefits include:

  • Listing in the Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau’s printed visitor guide (75,000 circulation)
  • Event listings in the biannual CVB Event Guide (20,000 circulation each edition)
  • Page on this web site, as well as posts on Ale Trail social media
  • Page on, as well as posts on certain location-specific CVB social media (we currently manage 7 different Facebook and 7 different Twitter accounts with various audiences).
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  • And more!

We are also working on several new projects for the Ale Trail which we will be happy to tell you about, contact Dan at or 815-216-9963.

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