Stemler Cave Woods Nature Preserve

MODERATE 8 reviews

Stemler Cave Woods Nature Preserve is a 4.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Bluffside, Illinois that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until October.

4.5 miles 285 feet Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

cave

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

old growth

over grown

no dogs

trail running
1 month ago

1 month ago

1 month ago

Pretty nice hike showing different habitats but had a misleading name since there wasn't a cave in the preserve.

trail running
1 month ago

2 months ago

A lovely walk in the woods

hiking
4 months ago

Not a bad walk. Nice terrain, interesting geography. Kids enjoyed it.

4 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

Uneventful, good for small kids.