Tunnel Hill State Trail


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Tunnel Hill State Trail


Location:Southern Illinois, between the communities of Harrisburg in Saline County and Karnak in Pulaski County.
Facilities:Day-use trail with drinking water, privy toilets, and parking at access areas.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling.
Special Features:Located in southern Illinois, the trail offers access and facilities in communities of Harrisburg, Carrier Mills, Stonefort, New Burnside, Tunnel Hill, Vienna, and Karnak. It passes over 21 trestles, through a 543-foot tunnel, and through the Shawnee National Forest (see entry in national forests section). Interpretive signs along the route point out abandoned coal mines, a sandstone quarry, and other sites of interest.
Address:Highway 146 E
PO Box 671
Vienna, IL 62995

Phone:618-658-2168
Web: dnr.state.il.us/Lands/Landmgt/PARKS/R5/tunnel.htm
Size: 45-mile linear park.

See other parks in Illinois.
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Western) -- Cliffhangers: Explore the great outdoors in Southern Illinois - hike through the forests at Cave-In-Rock State Park or Garden of the Gods, bike the Tunnel Hill State Trail and go horseback riding at Honey Bee Stables.