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Shawnee National Forest, Herod

4.7
#6 of 69 in Wildlife in Illinois
Must see · Forest · Nature / Park
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  • My friend and I went day tripping in Shawnee. We of course hit the Garden of the Gods first thing in the morning to try to avoid the crowds. We got there about 8 AM and there weren’t many other...  more »
  • Many great hikes in Shawnee National Forrest. Our only issue was that we had 4 days and there wasn't enough time to hit all those that we wanted. One thing to make sure is to gas up before going into....  more »
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  • Beautiful and different from mother's cave in rock, state park is not very big. You can walk around entire park in an hour and a half but you want to take your time there's so much to see wait till the river is at summer pool stage or cave will be flooded.
  • So many great spots here. And so much amazing history. We will absolutely be back again to rediscover new places here. Stunning.

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