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Rim Rock Recreational Area

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Karbers Ridge Road, Golconda, IL
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Lovely walk

Well worth a walk through the old Forrest to the Ox Lot Cave. It is about an hours circular walk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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Unexpectedly cool

You hike through beautiful scenery only to reach these long stairs that lead down into the Ox-lot... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Melissa H
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Karbers Ridge Road, Golconda, IL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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
Reviewed 29 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
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

Thank kellisilversurfer
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
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
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.

1  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

2  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
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