New Harmony, Indiana

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  • New Harmony, Indiana

    Explore Historic New Harmony and Harmonie State Park

    1 mi / 11 ft gain
    Historic New Harmony, Indiana honors two unique communities from the early 1800's. The Rappites located here in 1814. They were fleeing from religious persecution and awaiting the impending millennium. In 1824, the Owenites brought many great scientists and philosophers into the area when they pu...
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  • Henderson, Kentucky

    Hike the Wilderness Lake Trail

    3.0
    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    This well kept trail is one of seven trails at John James Audubon State Park. A great short hike for the family starts at roughly 600 ft with minimal elevation change. The trail is surrounded by hardwoods and moss for the first half mile then the forest opens up to a small lake/wetlands area. The...
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  • Junction, Illinois

    Hike Rim Rock National Recreation Trail

    1.7 mi / 360 ft gain
    Rim Rock Trail follows the edge of the bluff top, hence its name, and features vistas of a slot canyon below, a stone fort used by prehistoric Native Americans, a cave used on the Underground Railroad, and diverse wildlife habitats. Located near very popular Garden of the Gods, Rim Rock is someti...
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  • George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, Indiana

    Explore George Rogers Clark National Historical Park

    1 mi / 15 ft gain
    Located in Vincennes, Indiana, the urban park honors the heroic deeds of George Rogers Clark and his men who captured the British Fort Sackville on 25 February 1779. Today a memorial similar to those found in Washington D.C. now honors Clark and the site of Fort Sackville. Walking to the nearby R...
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  • Herod, Illinois

    Garden of the Gods Trail

    1.0
    2.16 mi / 256 ft gain
    Garden of the Gods Trail is an out-and-back trail where you can see beautiful wildflowers located near Equality, Illinois.
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  • Herod, Illinois

    Hike the Garden of the Gods Observation Trail

    4.9
    1 mi
    In the southernmost part of Illinois, Shawnee National Forest is a wonderful natural area that transports you far from the flat agricultural landscape typical of so much of the Midwest. Located in the central area of the forest, Garden of the Gods is a 3,318-acre wilderness area characterized by ...
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  • Herod, Illinois

    Explore the Arch of the Gods

    0.25 mi / 50 ft gain
    Hundreds of people will drive past this trail and arch on the weekends and never know they just drove past one of the best sights within the Garden of Gods Wilderness of the Shawnee National Forest. It is a few hundred feet off the road on the way to the more popular Garden of the Gods Observatio...
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  • Cave-In-Rock State Park, Illinois

    Hike to Cave-in-Rock

    0.75 mi / 110 ft gain
    Located in a Southern Illinois State Park bearing its name, Cave-in-Rock is a 55 ft wide limestone cavern that sits along the banks of the Ohio River. Once a site of Murderers, River Pirates, and a brothel is now a crown jewel of the Illinois State Park system. The beauty of the area and the dark...
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