How and Where to Hike in Southern Illinois

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How and Where to Hike in Southern Illinois

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10/13/2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Southern Illinois is full to the brim with places to hike. From the massive Shawnee National Forest to right here in Giant City State Park, there is a lot explore; but how do you get started?

Our short class on How and Where to Hike in Southern Illinois is a great way to begin.

What to Expect:
-Demo of suggested hiking gear
-Demo of free online hiking apps and tools
-Highlights of local trails, including maps, photos, and tips
-Safety and planning instruction from seasoned outdoor
professionals
-Meet people who want to go hike!

This class is designed for beginners and people new to the area.
Registration is required.
Call 618-457-4836, message us, or email isaiah.tanner@illinois.gov to register or to get more details!


Giant City State Park, Makanda Illinois
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