Cache River Heron Pond Trail

  • Hiking along the Heron Pond Trail in Cache River State Recreation Area.

Hiking

Dogs Yes

Bird Watching

Fall Foliage

1.5 (miles)

 Easy

Loop

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

Illinois

The Heron Pond Trail is an easy hiking trail in Cache River State Recreation Area Illinois that is a great choice for bird watchers. Along the way hikers will pass by massive bald cypress trees, cross a truss bridge over the Cache River and walk along a floating boardwalk to the middle of Heron Pond. Keep an eye peeled for wildlife along this hike, especially waterfowl. This family friendly hike is also dog friendly, but your furry friends must be kept on leash.

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Contact: Cache River State Recreation Area 930 Sunflower Lane Belknap IL 62908

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