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River to River Trail

  Finally, hiking time is here again, and River to River Trail in Pope County, Illinois is the outdoors at it's best. A long drive separates Harrisburg from River to River Trail, but It's always fun to hike here. You'll need more than a day to discover everything River to River Trail has to offer, you can camp at Teal Pond Campground. There are plenty of folks from Eddyville here at River to River Trail; if you're here, you could have a look at Bear Branch.
    River to River Trail is a glorious location to visit for more than one day, Bear Branch Campground is a glorious location to camp nearby. Why not stop by close by Little Bear Branch since you're here at River to River Trail. Dog Hollow
is near River to River Trail and is a good spot; if you come at the right time of year, Bear Branch offers some splendid whitewater. Barger Lake Dam is an out of the ordinary thing to check out; whitewater paddling is not for everybody but if it's for you then, we recommend Lusk Creek. You feel that's enough? Just getting warmed up. Shawnee National Forest is a great place. All the water falling down from the sky makes River to River Trail a wet site. March is when  
you get the most rain here while January is mostly the driest month. Summer brings highs in the 80's to River to River Trail. When the night sets in temperatures sink down into the 60's. Throughout the winter highs are in the 30's, and night lows in the 10's for River to River Trail.

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These outdoors activities are available near River to River Trail.
 Campgrounds Near River to River Trail:
Bear Branch Campground, Eddyville , 3 miles away
Teal Pond Campground, Pope County , 6 miles away
Williams Hill Pass OHV Park, Harrisburg , 6 miles away
Thirty Four Ranch Campground, Herod , 7 miles away
Redbud - Bell Smith Springs, Eddyville , 7 miles away
 Whitewater Near River to River Trail:
Bear Branch, Pope County , 1 miles away, Class III - 4 miles long (Bridge to Lusk Creek)
Lusk Creek, Pope County County , 2 miles away, Class I-III - 4.5 miles long (Lusk Creek Canyon)
 Hotels Near River to River Trail:
Super 8 Harrisburg, Harrisburg , 12 miles away
Quality Inn Harrisburg, Harrisburg , 12 miles away
River Rose Inn Bed And Breakfa, Elizabethtown , 18 miles away
Holiday Inn Express METROPOLIS, Metropolis , 22 miles away
Super 8 Metropolis, Metropolis , 22 miles away
 Lakes Near River to River Trail
Lake Glendale, Pope County , 10 miles away
Berkel Lake, Saline County , 13 miles away
Glen Jones Lake, Saline County , 15 miles away
Glen O Jones Lake, Saline County , 15 miles away

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