Little Grand Canyon Loop
ElevationAscent: 529' 161 m
Descent: -527' -161 m
High: 738' 225 m
Low: 373' 114 m
GradeAvg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)
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“A short loop through some of Southern Illinois' interesting geology.”— Ryan Georgi
As the canyon opens out, the trail turns away from the flood plain and climbs steeply up Chalk Bluff, another potentially slippery scramble. The views from the top of the bluff out to the west are lovely. The trail completes its loop following a gently rolling path along Viney Ridge before returning to the parking lot and picnic area.
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Land Manager: USFS - Shawnee National Forest Office