Sam Dale Lake Conservation Area has 3 trails, an 8.5 mile equestrian trail around the area, a 3 mile loop trail, and a 2 mile out and back trail. All trails are easy to follow and well mapped. Loop and out and back trails are very easy to follow taking you through the park along the lake. Nice area with well maintained trails and campground.
Sam Dale Lake Hiking Trail is a 7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Johnsonville, IL that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
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