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Sentinel, Sunset, and Pine Trail

Sentinel, Sunset, and Pine Trail is a 4.6 mile loop trail located south Galena, Illinois that features a river and forest. Trail Details Area Mississippi Palisades State Park Difficulty hard Distance: 4.6 mi Elevation gain: 1,095 ft Type: Loop Parking fee: Directions Mississippi Palisades State Park is about 35 minutes south of Galena. Gear For This Hike Galena has a humid continental climate, with cold winters, hot summers, and four seasons. So, bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots, and take plenty of water. Marmot’s Minimalist Jacket is a lightweight shell combining price along with performance to keep it…

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Apple River Canyon State Park

Located in the hilly northwest corner of Illinois, Apple River Canyon State Park offers incredible scenery including limestone, deep ravines, bluffs, waterways, springs, streams, and wildlife. Indeed, this scenic canyon area was formed by the action of the winding waters of the Apple River. Directions Apple River Canyon State Park is about 35 minutes east of Galena. Easily accessible to cars. Gear For This Park Galena has a humid continental climate, with cold winters, hot summers, and four seasons. So, bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots, and take plenty of water. Marmot’s Minimalist Jacket is a lightweight shell…

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Sunset Trail

Sunset Trail is a 0.4 mile loop trail located near Apple River, Illinois that features a river, forest, views and wildlife. Trail Details Area Apple River Canyon State Park Difficulty moderate Distance: 0.4 mi Elevation gain: 104 ft Type: Loop Parking fee: Directions Apple River Canyon State Park is about 35 minutes east of Galena. Easily accessible to cars. Gear For This Hike Galena has a humid continental climate, with cold winters, hot summers, and four seasons. So, bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots, and take plenty of water. Marmot’s Minimalist Jacket is a lightweight shell combining price…

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Pine Ridge Trail

Pine Ridge Trail is a 0.8 mile loop trail located near Apple River, Illinois that features a river, forest, views and wildlife. Trail Details Area Apple River Canyon State Park Difficulty easy Distance: 0.8 mi Elevation gain: 121 ft Type: Loop Parking fee: Directions Apple River Canyon State Park is about 35 minutes east of Galena. Easily accessible to cars. Gear For This Hike Galena has a humid continental climate, with cold winters, hot summers, and four seasons. So, bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots, and take plenty of water. Marmot’s Minimalist Jacket is a lightweight shell combining…

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Primrose Trail

Primrose Trail is a 0.8 mile loop trail located near Apple River, Illinois that features a river, forest, views and wildlife. Trail Details Area Apple River Canyon State Park Difficulty moderate Distance: 0.8 mi Elevation gain: 101 ft Type: Loop Parking fee: Directions Apple River Canyon State Park is about 35 minutes east of Galena. Easily accessible to cars. Gear For This Hike Galena has a humid continental climate, with cold winters, hot summers, and four seasons. So, bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots, and take plenty of water. Marmot’s Minimalist Jacket is a lightweight shell combining price…

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Tower Rock Trail

Tower Rock Trail is a 1.4 mile out and back trail located near Apple River, Illinois that features a river, forest, views and wildlife. Trail Details Area Apple River Canyon State Park Difficulty moderate Distance: 1.4 mi Elevation gain: 209 ft Type: Out & Back Parking fee: Directions Apple River Canyon State Park is about 35 minutes east of Galena. Easily accessible to cars. Gear For This Hike Galena has a humid continental climate, with cold winters, hot summers, and four seasons. So, bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots, and take plenty of water. Marmot’s Minimalist Jacket is…

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River Route Trail

River Route Trail is a 1 mile out and back trail located near Apple River, Illinois that features a river, forest, views and wildlife. Trail Details Area Apple River Canyon State Park Difficulty moderate Distance: 1.0 mi Elevation gain: 180 ft Type: Out & Back Parking fee: Directions Apple River Canyon State Park is about 35 minutes east of Galena. Easily accessible to cars. Gear For This Hike Galena has a humid continental climate, with cold winters, hot summers, and four seasons. So, bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots, and take plenty of water. Marmot’s Minimalist Jacket is…

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