The Hike To This Gorgeous Illinois Swimming Hole Is Everything You Could Imagine
When the temperature starts to climb, it’s time to head for the hills to find a secluded swimming hole. Here’s a spot hidden away in the Shawnee National Forest, and you’re going to want to lace up your hiking boots and find this place.
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Have you hiked in to this swimming hole? We’d love to hear about your trip there!
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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