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    Top Spots in and near Johnston City

    • Johnston City, Illinois

      Arrowhead Lake Trail

      5.0
      2.12 mi / 105 ft gain
      Arrowhead Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Johnston City, Illinois.
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    • Makanda, Illinois

      Hike Rocky Bluff Trail

      1.7 mi / 157 ft gain
      Rocky Bluff Trail in Southern Illinois is part of the Crab Orchard Wildlife Refuge near Carbondale. It's a relatively easy loop hike at 1.7 miles. This trail is not stroller or disability friendly. The parking lot is small and requires a $2.00 daily use tag you can obtain at the Crab Orchard Wild...
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    • Makanda, Illinois

      Camp at Little Grassy Lake Campground

      Located within Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge and along one of the most scenic lakes within the Shawnee Hills of Southern Illinois Little Grassy Lake Campground is a awesome place to camp for a night or a whole week. There are 14 full hook up campsites. 54 sites have water and electric acc...
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    • Makanda, Illinois

      Panther Den Loop

      2.83 mi / 259 ft gain
      Panther Den Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Makanda, Illinois.
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    • Goreville, Illinois

      Hike Big Rocky Hollow Trail

      0.5 mi / 63 ft gain
      A great short hike in Ferne Clyffe State Park with a big payoff that is nearly wheel chair accessible with compact crushed gravel as a path. The trail leads to a 100-foot tall intermittent waterfall. The trail is lined with huge boulders, meandering stream, and progressively narrowing canyon beco...
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    • Goreville, Illinois

      Hike or Rock Climb the Rebman Trail

      0.5 mi / 27 ft gain
      The Big Rocky Hollow Trail isn't the only trail that starts at the parking area. Cross the stepping stones over the creek to find a place where the trail forks in three. Look for the sign for the Rebman Trail at the right-most fork. This short walk leads to a small canyon punctuated by a pair of ...
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    • Goreville, Illinois

      Hike to Hawk's Cave

      0.75 mi / 56 ft gain
      One of the top trails within Fern Clyffe State Park, Hawk's Cave is an impressive 150 foot sandstone shelter bluff. When beginning the trail from the parking lot, there is a fork of three separate trail heads. Take the path to the left and follow the loop up to a rock wall of shelters, honeycomb ...
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    • Goreville, Illinois

      Camp at Ferne Clyffe State Park

      Ferne Clyffe has a campground for everyone. From the more modern, or primitive, larger groups, backpackers and even equestrian campers. From beginner to hardened veteran eagle scout, there is a campsite for everyone. The shower facilities that are offered at some campgrounds are available seasona...
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    • Makanda, Illinois

      Camp at Giant City State Park Campground

      Giant City is a popular weekend retreat because it provides for all levels of camping. There are 85 campsites in the Class A Campground which provides water, electricity, showers and restroom facilities for tent and trailer camping. Some facilities such as showers are closed for the winter. A sep...
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    • Makanda, Illinois

      Hike the Stonefort Trail

      0.75 mi / 125 ft gain
      The massive stone wall was at one time 285 feet long, six feet high, and nine feet thick. The appearance of a “stone fort” or stone wall here at Giant City is one of at least ten in Southern Illinois.  The trail begins at the parking lot and traverses a intermittent cascade waterfall that is amaz...
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    • Goreville, Illinois

      Hike the Round Bluff Nature Preserve

      5.0
      1.25 mi / 185 ft gain
      Just south of the Lakeview Picnic Shelter is the 53-acre Round Bluff Nature Preserve. Round Bluff has been designated a nature preserve which means that you are only allowed to hike on maintained trails. This is an isolated area of the massive sandstones that form the canyons of Ferne Clyffe Stat...
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    • Makanda, Illinois

      Trillium Trail

      1.22 mi / 253 ft gain
      The natural area you are now entering is 110 acres of bluffs and forest designated as Fern Rocks Nature Preserve. The reasons this was designated a preserve were to protect not only the sandstone bluffs, but also two endangered plants. The white flowered mint, and the grove bluegrass. many other ...
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    • Carbondale, Illinois

      Fernlands Preserve Trail

      5.0
      0.69 mi / 46 ft gain
      Fernlands Preserve Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Carbondale, Illinois.
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    • Goreville, Illinois

      Hike to Bork's Falls

      0.5 mi / 227 ft gain
      Located off Regent Lane/Cedar Grove Road near Goreville, Illinois, Bork's Falls is a beautiful waterfall with little visitor traffic. The bottom of the falls is accessible from either side of the ravine with a very short hike. This waterfall generally flows year round, unlike most other waterfall...
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    • Cobden, Illinois

      Hike Indian Creek Trail

      0.75 mi / 65 ft gain
      This wandering intermittent creek inside of Giant City State Park only flows in periods of heavy rain or after snow melts. Prior to a confluence with Drury Creek, the path comes to a mid sized shelter bluff wall. What this shelter lacks in sheer size, it made up for in importance to Native Americ...
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    • Makanda, Illinois

      Hike or Climb Devil's Standtable

      0.5 mi / 75 ft gain
      Devil's Standtable was once a large block of the bluff that cracked loose during earth movements. The wind and rain erosion of the surface removed the softer areas of sandstone in the mid-section of the pillar leaving the large base and iron embedded cap much larger, which creates the mushroom-li...
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    Camping and Lodging in Johnston City

    Benton KOA Journey
    Benton, Illinois

    Benton KOA Journey

    Dale Miller Youth
    Benton, Illinois

    Dale Miller Youth

    South Marcum Campround
    Benton, Illinois

    South Marcum Campround

    South Marcum Day Use
    Benton, Illinois

    South Marcum Day Use

    Spillway Group Area
    Benton, Illinois

    Spillway Group Area

    Dam West Area (Day Use)
    Benton, Illinois

    Dam West Area (Day Use)