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River Trail

Easy

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1.8 mile 3.0 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 55' 17 m
Descent: -153' -47 m
High: 606' 185 m
Low: 494' 151 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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

Asher Margolies

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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Dec 22, 2018
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  4.3 from 3 votes

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Trail Rankings

#102

in Illinois

#7,360

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Bridge leading over a small creek.
Jun 13, 2016 near Deer Park, IL
Sitting on the edge.
Aug 20, 2019 near Deer Park, IL

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