This Abandoned Railroad In Illinois Has Been Transformed Into Something Amazing

The “rails to trails” movement is where governments take old railroads and make them into hiking or biking trails. It’s a great idea, not only because it utilizes old trails, but also because these trails tend to be through some incredibly scenic areas. Nowhere is that more pronounced than at Tunnel Hill State Trail in southern Illinois. Here is why you should walk or bike it.

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Have you ever been on this trail?