This Trail Leading To A Large Canyon Is Often Called The Grand Canyon Of Illinois

Why travel all the way to Arizona to see the Grand Canyon when Illinois has its own (smaller) version? Although it’s not quite the same — the Grand Canyon is one of the seven natural wonders of the world, after all — the Little Grand Canyon in Illinois is impressive nonetheless. Located in the Shawnee National Forest, the Little Grand Canyon Trail is one of the most popular hikes in Illinois, and leads to an impressive gorge that may just be one of the natural wonders of Illinois.

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Have you ever been to the Grand Canyon of Illinois? Please tell us about your experience and share any photos you have in the comments or in our Illinois Nature Lovers Facebook Group. For Little Grand Canyon Trail information, visit AllTrails.

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