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Piney Creek Ravine - State Natural Area

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Check it out. Best in the winter especially when there are icicles. It's beautiful. Not a long... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
skm070869
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Chester, Illinois
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unexpected SURPRISE

park in a grass lot, walk along a farm field, think "hmm, is this it?" well, wander on my friend... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
ursusani
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Wentzville, Missouri
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Piney Creek Road, Chester, IL 62233
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Check it out. Best in the winter especially when there are icicles. It's beautiful. Not a long hike but totally worth it.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

park in a grass lot, walk along a farm field, think "hmm, is this it?" well, wander on my friend and soon you'll see what's so beautiful about this little southern, IL "secret". there's a beautiful waterfall, continue on until you get to the area...More

Thank ursusani
Reviewed 1 September 2015

You'll drive here and think, "Really, this is going to be a good hike?" You'll even think that as you walk the first part of the trail. But it is a really great hike that is very easy to follow. There are beautiful rock walls...More

Thank clk215
Reviewed 26 October 2014

The Illinois DNR and other private groups have preserved a piece of time past near Chester Illinois. Pine Creek Ravine . A beautiful nature preserve which gives a hiker enough hill climbing, creek scrambling and nature viewing to make a wonderful day trip. It is...More

Thank caimi
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Looks are deceiving, when first entering this hike. At the parking area, you have a good half mile of a grass lane, with farm fields, then you turn to the right where it opens up, you go down, and down and cross a creek, and...More

1  Thank Leslie T
Reviewed 13 May 2013

So worth going to visit time and time again....such wonders! The Park department really maintain the place,,not so much you can't enjoy yourself....it is worth the trip to see....bring the whole family and friends

3  Thank jamie B
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