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    Top Spots in and near Grand Rivers

    • Belknap, Illinois

      Hike the Todd Fink-Heron Pond Trail

      1.5 mi / 125 ft gain
      This easy trail crosses a truss bridge over the Cache River and features a floating boardwalk in the middle of one of the most beautiful and accessible Cypress-Tupelo swamps in the Midwest. There are 10 interpretive panels located along the trail to guide your way. The floating boardwalk section ...
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    • Stonefort, Illinois

      Hike to Burden Falls

      0.8 mi
      Located in the Shawnee National Forest near Stonefort, 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. The hike is a 0.8 mile moderately rated loop trail. Thoug...
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    • Ozark, Illinois

      Explore Camp Ondessonk

      10 mi
      In the heart of the Shawnee National Forest is an amazing camp that provides many adventures for those with all skill levels. When camp is out, anyone is allowed to visit Camp Ondessonk as a guest and explore. There are over 10 miles of trails through pristine forests,  sandstone canyons, and sev...
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    • Vienna, Illinois

      Bike the Tunnel Hill State Trail

      9.3 mi / 326 ft gain
      The 9.3 (one way) section of the 44.5 mile that begins at the Tunnel Hill access point and travels south to Vienna, Illinois is one of the most picturesque stretches of Southern Illinois.  The former Norfolk Southern Railroad line connects to many other popular trails like the River to River Trai...
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    • Wickliffe, Kentucky

      Explore Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

      0.4 mi / 13 ft gain
      A Native American village once occupied the site of Wickliffe Mounds, about A.D. 1100 to 1350. Here, the Mississippian culture built earthen mounds and permanent houses around a central plaza overlooking the Mississippi River.  Visitors follow a self guided trail system to view the Ceremonial, Ch...
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    • Cypress, Illinois

      Hike the Egret Slough Trail

      0.5 mi / 12 ft gain
      For a great introduction to the Cache River Basin of Southern Illinois make your way to the Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center. Here you will find a spur trail to the Tunnel Hill Bicycle Trail, information and exhibits, and ranger information about area trails and paddle put in's. Just outsid...
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