Loop Trail? No
Type: Nature Trail, Water Trail
Allowed Uses: Boating, non-motorized: Canoeing
Boating, non-motorized: Kayaking
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No
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Location: Cache River State Park Natural Area
Counties: Johnson, Pulaski
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This 3-mile paddling trail is the result of a partnership between Illinois DNR, US Fish & Wildlife Service, and the Nature Conservancy to preserve, restore, and manage a 60,000-acre complex of wetlands. The trail and surrounding area contains true southern swamps, 100 state-threatened or endangered plant and animal species, and 11 state champion trees, including the State Champion Bald Cypress Tree, which is more than 1000 years old.
Primary Surface: Puncheon
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 2002
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsDocument: Lower Cache Canoe Fact Sheet
Website: Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Website: Friends of the trail
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources
930 Sunflower Ln.
Belknap , IL 62908
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