River to River Trail: Begins at
the Ohio River in Hardin County at Battery Rock, continues
through Rock Creek, Camp Cadiz, High Knob, Garden of the
Gods and on to the Mississippi River
Garden of the Gods: Observation
trail is a beautiful, but only ¼ mile long. For an extended
hike there is a 3 mile trail around the base of these
beautiful rock formations.
Rim Rock Recreational Trail and Pounds Hollow Lake: Around
the top of “the rim” is only .8 miles, extend your hike by
taking the rock stairs at the observation deck found half
way around “the rim”. Descend into the valley to the right.
Continue around the base of escarpment to the right and back
up to parking lot for a 45 minute hike, or go straight just
past Ox Lot Cave over to lake. There is a trail completely
around the lake, but is strenuous and rough. If you want to
boulder and do not mind picking your way, take the trail to
the left just past the information center near the Rim Rock
Shawnee Forest Trails: There
are extensive forest trails between High Knob and Rim Rock.
Beautiful scenery, but take a compass and take a map.
Stone Face Trail: Hike up to
Stone Face is about ½ mile but strenuous. Trail continues
To Lake Glen O Jones’ for a total of about 3 miles. Ends at
the Chief Tecumseh statue
in the wildlife area of Glen O Jones.
Glen O Jones: Take off from the
Chief Tecumseh statue for a three mile hike winding up at
Old Stone Face parking area.
Bell Smith Springs: 8 miles of
interconnected trails and 12 miles of total trails. Make
sure you have a trail map and understand the trail markings
Lusk Creek Area: Extensive
hiking. Take a map and a compass