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River Trail

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 4.3 (3)

A scenic trail along the Illinois River and its many canyons.


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Map Key

1.8

Miles

3.0

KM

98%

Runnable

606' 185 m

High

494' 151 m

Low

55' 17 m

Up

153' 47 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife

Description

Leaving from the visitors center, this trail follows the river fairly close and gives access to many canyons and waterfalls along the way. The trail follows the Illinois River through the entirety of the park, and you'll never be far from the water's edge.

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Asher Margolies

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  4.3 from 3 votes

#9012

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  4.3 from 3 votes
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Trail Rankings

#112

in Illinois

#9,012

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Photos

Bridge leading over a small creek.
Jun 13, 2016 near Deer Park, IL
Starved Rock State Park
Apr 7, 2020 near Deer Park, IL
Sitting on the edge.
Aug 20, 2019 near Deer Park, IL

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