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KYhiker40

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Garden of the Gods, IL
« on: February 22, 2018, 09:58:15 AM »

I mentioned this on another thread and realize some people may not be familiar with this area.  Garden of the Gods is in Shawnee National Forrest in IL, about a 4 hour drive from Louisville.  If you go, beware that there is a serious absence of gas stations after you get off of I-65.  Fill up your tank!

You may have heard of the River to River Trail, a popular thru hike, which runs thru this area.  Here are a few pics from my first trip, which I think was 5 or 6 years ago.
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Re: Garden of the Gods, IL
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2018, 02:17:54 PM »

Interesting formations and not at all what I picture when I think of IL, thanks for sharing
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Re: Garden of the Gods, IL
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2018, 07:17:41 PM »

I've seen Shawnee NF on google maps.  Now I've seen some pics, guess I have some planning to do.   :)
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Re: Garden of the Gods, IL
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2018, 02:52:40 PM »

Considering it's kinda RRG like can we get all the Buckeyes to roll over there instead of the Gorge?  ;D
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