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Rim Rock Recreational Area

#1 of 9 things to do in Golconda Features Animals
Karbers Ridge Road, Golconda, IL
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Rim Rock Recreational Trail, Golconda Il.

It was very nice. Lots of cool scenery and pleasant hike. We had fun. We had a beautiful drive from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carrie S
via mobile
Great Hiking Trail!

This place is wonderful, especially if you take the lower trail and journey through the rocks! Took... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Lawrenceville, Illinois
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Karbers Ridge Road, Golconda, IL
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This place is wonderful, especially if you take the lower trail and journey through the rocks! Took the whole family, including four children ranging in age from 6 to 9 months.

Thank ryanwcox2001
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We got to the Rim Rock trailhead around 10 AM on a beautiful Thursday morning. There were only two other cars in the lot at the time, and even by the end of our hike, we only saw two or three other groups on the...More

1  Thank SeeJessTravel
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Very nice trail, we'll maintained and nice area. Highly recommended if you like hiking. Shawnee is a great place to get some hiking in and see nature!

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I have been to Rim Rock Trails several times and its always a great place to go for a scenic hike. I need to get down there in the fall and see how beautiful it must be, as there are several maple trees down by...More

2  Thank jwjphoto
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful hike with scenery and chanterelle mushrooms hunting. Ox a lot cave was beautiful. One of our top hikes in Shawnee National Forest

1  Thank LAAFood1
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We go to Rim Rock at least a couple times a year. We really enjoy the hiking and beautiful scenery. Our children ages 7, 15, and 17 love it too. I wouldn't recommend for strollers if you have little ones, or disabled persons because there...More

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Seriously, if you want to see one of the most beautiful paths to hike, visit Rim Rock Rec Area. We don’t really want to tell you about it, because it’s not overly crowded with day hikers, the way a lot of places are. But, if...More

Thank BradandStacy41
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Rim Rock was an all-around great hike, I'm so glad we went. The woods were secluded and pretty, and when we got to the lower level we were blown away. The hiking itself can be as laid-back or intense as you'd like to make it,...More

1  Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Rim Rock is only a few miles from the Garden of the Gods. The path starts out as a dirt path through the forest with a bluff along the left side. After a bit, you will spot on your left, moss-covered stone steps that look...More

1  Thank Jenny G
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