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Best trails in Apple River

53 Reviews
Explore the most popular trails near Apple River with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Apple River
Top trails (4)
#1 - River Route Nature Trail
Apple River Canyon State Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 31 m
A great place to camp, hike and fish, surrounded by some of the most dramatic terrain in Illinois. A series of trails in the Apple River Canyon State Park, including the river itself which is shallowShow more
#2 - Tower Rock Nature Trail
Apple River Canyon State Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 42 m
The trail takes you through some of areas most scenic timber overlooking the Apple River. Caution is advised as you will be hiking along cliff edges with several outcroppings. At trails end is Tower RShow more
#3 - Primrose Nature Trail
Apple River Canyon State Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 23 m
Primrose Nature Trail is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Apple River, Illinois that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options anShow more
#4 - Pine Ridge Nature Trail
Apple River Canyon State Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 24 m
Pine Ridge Nature Trail is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Apple River, Illinois that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more