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Rim Rock Recreational Area

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Karbers Ridge Road, Golconda, IL
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Good Workout

This was a pretty cool hike. It was a little strenuous with the narrow passageways you have to walk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Matthew C
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Great hike!

What a great hiking trail ! The trail is about a mile if not less. Was also an easy hike . Has a... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
jaredsgirl
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East Moline, Illinois
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Karbers Ridge Road, Golconda, IL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a pretty cool hike. It was a little strenuous with the narrow passageways you have to walk through, but overall, it was manageable. The views were great. When you walk through the narrow passageways at the bottom of the stairs, there will be...More

Thank Matthew C
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

What a great hiking trail ! The trail is about a mile if not less. Was also an easy hike . Has a great lookout and rock formations you will walk through. Another beautiful place to explore .

Thank jaredsgirl
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This was one of our stops on a long weekend trip exploring the Shawnee National Forest. There are a lot of stairs, but well worth it to see the awesome views!

Thank Amanda T
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Every fiber of your being will tell you that the steps look daunting and you shouldn't do it. DO IT. At the base, from the Ox-Lot cave, take the trail to the right over to Pounds Hollow Beach. You have to back track to get...More

Thank RogandNette
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Well worth a walk through the old Forrest to the Ox Lot Cave. It is about an hours circular walk taking in woodland and a steepish descent to the cave and creek. Hiking boots recommended!

Thank gary19191
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

You hike through beautiful scenery only to reach these long stairs that lead down into the Ox-lot Cave. We had no idea that was what we were headed for, we felt like explorers and it was so exciting to wander around. Once you get through...More

Thank Melissa H
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We really loved this trail! It takes at least an hour, unless you're an explorer, then it's longer. Lots of stairs and many rocks and little caves.

Thank 808CountryMom
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I took my boys & our dog to the trails July 24th. Within half an hour we found a few ticks on our dog & ourselves even with the proper spray. We were able to brush them off however upon looking closely at our dog...More

1  Thank kellisilversurfer
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to enjoy a hike. The hike is mild for the most part. There is a longer trail you can take but do not have to. The trail is rock and can have tripping hazards. Also is on bluffs so be...More

1  Thank mdw31
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

It was very nice. Lots of cool scenery and pleasant hike. We had fun. We had a beautiful drive from Marion to Golconda area. We are from Tuscola Il and we just wanted a weekend getaway. Rim Rock was a nice change from the same...More

1  Thank Carrie S
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