Follow This Abandoned Railroad Trail For One Of The Most Unique Hikes In Illinois
All around the nation, abandoned train tracks have been transformed and repurposed into outdoor recreational spaces for walking, hiking, and biking. The Tunnel Hill Trail in Southern Illinois is one such trail that follows the route of a railway that was abandoned long ago. This accessible trail is rated as easy and will take you through some gorgeous scenery along the way.
Have you traveled along the Tunnel Hill Trail? How many miles did you go and did you make it through the tunnel? Let us know about your experience in the comments.
For trail information, visit the AllTrails webpage. You can read about another long trail, the 535-mile Grand Illinois Trail, in this post.
Address: Tunnel Hill State Trail, Harrisburg, IL, USA
Address: Tunnel Hill State Trail, Karnak, IL, USA
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