Hike the Red River Trail

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Distance

2.3 Miles

Elevation Gain

285 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildlife

The Red River Trail is a 2.3 mile loop just outside of Deer Park, Illinois. The trail runs alongside a river, and is typically used by hikers, walkers, and those wishing to see unique birds.

The Red River Trail is open for use year round. The trail winds through beautiful canyons, streams, prairies, and forests in Matthiessen State Park. 

Photos: Logan Ward and Dave Alakai

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

2.3 Miles

Elevation Gain

285 Feet

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

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