The Hiking Trail Hiding In Illinois That Will Transport You To Another World

While most hikes through Illinois take you past prairies, forests, and other Midwest staples, there is a trail in the Shawnee National Forest that will make you feel like you’re in another world. The scenery is like nothing you’ve ever seen, and most do not even know the trail exists.

Discover historic relics, wildlife, and nature like you’ve never seen it before along this incredible hike. Keep scrolling to find out how to get there.

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Illinois is full of hiking enthusiasts who love to travel their home state. If that’s you, check out this Illinois trail that spans two counties.

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