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Stonefort, Illinois

Hike to Burden Falls

3.5 Miles Total - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

Hike to one of the tallest waterfalls in the state.

Located in the Shawnee National Forest, Burden Falls, though perhaps small by other standards, is among the highest in Illinois. There are many side trails to explore, making this a great spot for birders and photographers.

Photo Credit: Curtis Abert

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almost 4 years ago

Pleasant Surprise

Definitely not what I thought it was going to was beautiful regardless. Best time to go is after a really good rain.

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