Little Prairie Nature Trail is a 0.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Carlyle, Illinois that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Short trail near the Carlyle Lake West Spillway Picnic Area. It is a bottom ground trail, can be muddy or flooded. During warmer temperatures, bugs can be an issue. 3/4 mile loop trail through Kaskaskia River Bottom, located near the Carlyle Lake Dam.
Easy trail with wildflower, and some historic structures. All in all nice relaxing walk.
Nice little trail. Tons of birds and wildflowers late May. Bring bug spray!
Short loop trail through river bottom ground. Can be muddy and mosquito infested. Works good for a short easy access hike. Has wide a wide trail through the woods and grass prairie