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The Best Camping in Herod

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Top camping spots in and near Herod

  • Herod, Illinois

    Hike the Garden of the Gods Observation Trail

    4.9
    1 mi
    In the southernmost part of Illinois, Shawnee National Forest is a wonderful natural area that transports you far from the flat agricultural landscape typical of so much of the Midwest. Located in the central area of the forest, Garden of the Gods is a 3,318-acre wilderness area characterized by ...
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  • Herod, Illinois

    Garden of the Gods Observation Trail

    0.49 mi / 59 ft gain
    Garden of the Gods Observation Trail is a loop trail where you can see beautiful wildflowers located near Karbers Ridge, Illinois.
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  • Herod, Illinois

    Indian Point Trail

    2.04 mi / 184 ft gain
    Indian Point Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Harrisburg, Illinois.
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  • Junction, Illinois

    Rim Rock Recreational Trail

    1.97 mi / 318 ft gain
    Rim Rock Recreational Trail is a loop trail that is moderately difficult located near Junction, Illinois.
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  • Ozark, Illinois

    Redbud Campground Trail

    0.83 mi / 187 ft gain
    Redbud Campground Trail is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Eddyville, Illinois.
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  • Ozark, Illinois

    Sentry Bluff Trail

    2.88 mi / 226 ft gain
    Sentry Bluff Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Ozark, Illinois.
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  • Ozark, Illinois

    Bell Smith Springs White Trail Loop

    1.23 mi / 125 ft gain
    Bell Smith Springs White Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Stonefort, Illinois.
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  • Golconda, Illinois

    Camp at Oak Point Campground

    Oak Point Campground is located in the Lake Glendale Recreation Area, there are 34 full hook up sites and 25 primitive tent camping sites. Group camping is also available at the Duck Bay Shelter and the Goose Bay Shelter. All sites are first come first serve and does get crowded on Summer weekend...
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  • Ozark, Illinois

    Explore Camp Ondessonk

    10 mi
    In the heart of the Shawnee National Forest is an amazing camp that provides many adventures for those with all skill levels. When camp is out, anyone is allowed to visit Camp Ondessonk as a guest and explore. There are over 10 miles of trails through pristine forests,  sandstone canyons, and sev...
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  • Golconda, Illinois

    Ghost Dance Canyon

    0.58 mi / 39 ft gain
    When you arrive at Dixon Springs State Park, drive through the park and stop and take in the main attraction of a waterfall that is partially man made. Then drive and park at the swimming pool, walk to the front of it where the building is, and turn to the right. Follow the trail, and be mindful ...
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  • Goreville, Illinois

    Camp at Ferne Clyffe State Park

    Ferne Clyffe has a campground for everyone. From the more modern, or primitive, larger groups, backpackers and even equestrian campers. From beginner to hardened veteran eagle scout, there is a campsite for everyone. The shower facilities that are offered at some campgrounds are available seasona...
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  • Goreville, Illinois

    Big Rocky Hollow Trail

    0.7 mi / 66 ft gain
    Big Rocky Hollow Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Goreville, Illinois.
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  • Goreville, Illinois

    Rebman Trail

    0.39 mi / 56 ft gain
    Rebman Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Goreville, Illinois.
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  • Goreville, Illinois

    Hawk's Cave Trail

    0.55 mi / 82 ft gain
    Hawk's Cave Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Goreville, Illinois.
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  • Metropolis, Illinois

    Visit Fort Massac State Park

    0.5 mi / 15 ft gain
    The long decorated history of Fort Massac dates back to 1757 during the French and Indian War when this French fort was constructed overlooking the Ohio River in Southernmost Illinois. The French left the fort behind at the conclusion of that war, then was rebuilt and used once more during the Re...
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  • Makanda, Illinois

    Camp at Little Grassy Lake Campground

    Located within Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge and along one of the most scenic lakes within the Shawnee Hills of Southern Illinois Little Grassy Lake Campground is a awesome place to camp for a night or a whole week. There are 14 full hook up campsites. 54 sites have water and electric acc...
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