Hike the Red River Trail

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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

Distance

2.3 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

285 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Fitness, Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

LaSalle / Peru KOA

North Utica, Illinois

Kankakee South KOA

Kankakee, Illinois

Chicago Northwest KOA

Union, Illinois

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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