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Sand Ridge State Forest

Near: Forest CityIL (Weather)
Number of
12 Total
50 Difficulty: Easy Trail
Trail Description Trails are dirt, sand or grass footing and are well maintained. It will be dusty on the well traveled trails when it is dry and the sand can get deep. Terrain is flat or gently rolling with criss-crossing fire lanes throughout the park. There is a day use area with picnic tables, fire pits, vault toilets and a hand pump for potable water.
Best Time to Visit
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Campground The campground has sites with picnic tables, fire pits, hitching posts and gravel parking pads. Some sites are grass and have posts for a picket line. Vault toilets, no electricity, water is available via hand pump.
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Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Forest City, IL 61532
Directions Located on Sand Ridge Road, just west of Cactus Drive (2600 E)
This information was provided by Laurie on 5/12/2012 11:51:16 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

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