1. Rebman Trail
||is an easy 0.25-mile hike. A plaque
dedicated to Emma Rebman marks the beginning of the trail. This
trail also provides foot access to a designated climbing/rappelling area.
| 2. Goreville
|| is a steep trail that connects the park to the nearby town of
Goreville. This 0.5-mile trail is moderately difficult.
| 3. Hawk's
is an easy 0.5-mile trail that leads visitors past one of the largest
shelter bluffs in Illinois.
| 4. Big Rocky Hollow Trail
is an easy hike with a round-trip distance of 0.75-mile. the trail
leads to a 100-foot tall intermittent waterfall.
| 5. Waterfall Trail
is a moderately difficult 0.75-mile hike that begins a Derr Ridge Campground
and also leads to the waterfall.
| 6. Blackjack Oak
||is a moderately difficult 1-mile trail that offers impressive vistas.
It leads hikers up two steep-climbs from the lake to the Hillside picnic
| 7. Ferne
Clyffe Lake Trail
||is an easy 1-mile hike that provides anglers with an opportunity to get
close to the banks of the lake.
| 8. Round Bluff Nature Preserve Trail
is a 1-mile moderately difficult trail that leads hikers past rare plants
and impressive rock formations. This is a nature preserve, and hiking
is restricted to the designated trail only.
| 9. Happy Hollow Backpack Trail
is a 0.5-mile trek to the primitive backpack campground.
|10. Happy Hollow
is a difficult 5-mile trail that winds through woods and old fields
and includes several steep climbs.
|11. Happy Hollow Horse Trail
is an 8-mile equestrian route accessible from the horseback
campground. Portions of the trail are shared by hikers and horseback
riders. Horses should be kept on the equestrian-designated trials
only. The trail is closed to horses from Nov. 1 to April 30.
|12. River to River Trail
cuts across southern Illinois from the Ohio River to the Mississippi River,
passes through Ferne Clyffe State Park offering 8 miles of moderately
difficult terrain. The trail is marked with white diamonds with a blue
"I" in the center. The portion of the trail that passes
through Ferne Clyffe is open to foot traffic and horses only, and the
trail is closed from Nov. 1 - April 30. No motorized vehicles or
bicycles are allowed on any Ferne Clyffe trails.
|13. Cedar Bluff
is a 2-mile hiking trail rated as moderate in difficulty. A
short hike on Cedar Bluff trails leads to a scenic vista atop Cedar
Bluff. For those interested in a longer hike, the trail proceeds from
the vista along the ridge top then descends the bluff and intersects with
the Bobcat Loop Trail.
|14. Cedar Bluff Climber's Access
||is an easy 0.5-mile hike that provides foot access to various climbs at a
designated climbing/rappelling area, located at the southwest end of Cedar
Bluff. Foot access only is allowed.
|15. Big Buck Creek Trail
||is scenic, wooded 2-mile trail that generally follows along Big Buck
Creek. It's difficulty is moderate.
|16. Bobcat Loop Trail
||is a secluded 1-mile loop in the heart of the Cedar Bluff area.
difficulty is considered moderate. This trail links with the Cedar
Bluff Trail and the Big Buck Creek Trail.
|17. High Ridge Trail
is a 1.5-mile trail, moderate in difficulty and open to hikers and
equestrians. This trail splits off the Big Buck Creek Trail and
travels high along a ridge through the woods.
Bork's Waterfall Trail
||is a 0.5-mile long trail that provides access to the base of the
waterfall. This is an easy like to an exceptional geographic feature.