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Vermillion River Trail

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An easy trail down to the River from the parking lot, with great views from the observation tower.


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0.7

Miles

1.1

KM

87%

Runnable

705' 215 m

High

526' 160 m

Low

187' 57 m

Up

66' 20 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

17%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views

Description

This route is an easy route through the woods in the Forest Glen nature preserve that includes a watchtower with views over the Vermilion River Valley. The trail is short but gently rolling enough to keep you on your toes.

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in Danville

#27877

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#1

in Danville

#279

in Illinois

#27,877

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Photos

Watchtower from the base
Oct 10, 2016 near Westville, IL
Trailhead sign for Hickory Ridge Trail
Apr 14, 2021 near Westville, IL
Walking along the icy riverbank of the Vermillion.
Oct 10, 2016 near Westville, IL
Looking out over the river from the lookout tower.
Oct 10, 2016 near Westville, IL

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