Trail starts at Elizabethtown on the Ohio River and ends at Devi's Backbone on the Mississippi River. Great way to experience the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois. Passes through Plains, Bluffs, Bayous, and upland Forest. Beautiful scenery and lots of wildlife. Terrain is between easy to difficult. Multiple elevation changes throughout the 160 mile trip.
River to River Trail is a 127.5 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Elizabethtown, IL that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until October. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.
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