This Incredible 160-Mile Trail In Illinois Connects Two Of America’s Greatest Rivers

The Mississippi and Ohio rivers are two of America’s most astounding rivers both for their length and for their importance to our history and heritage. There is a long nature path in southern Illinois that connects these mighty bodies of water, and it is perfect for spring and summer. This great rivers trail should be explored by all nature lovers. Check it out:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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If you’ve ever hiked this great rivers trail, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.