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Horseshoe Loop Trail

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A half-mile mowed trail over steep terrain.


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0.6

Miles

1.0

KM

72%

Runnable

1,041' 317 m

High

855' 261 m

Low

199' 61 m

Up

181' 55 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers

Open dawn to dusk.

Description

This half-mile trail is about as steep as they come in Illinois. The route good workout with a small seep community at the bottom near the western preserve boundary.

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Shared By:

Jim Johannsen

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#262

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#26,559

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On the summer solstice, the stones in the Council Ring align with the setting sun.
Feb 15, 2017 near Galena, IL
The Mills Sky Viewing Sanctuary is a great spot to go cloudgazing or stargazing!
Feb 15, 2017 near Galena, IL
The Council Ring is the perfect place to spend a summer day.
Feb 15, 2017 near Galena, IL

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