Very wide loop trail, used for hiking and horseback riding. Many primitive campsites located throughout the trail for camp in access. Trail loops through strip mine ground covered in hardwood and pine forests, with many lakes of different sizes scattered throughout.
The cool waters of the St. Francois River and Big Creek frame a wooded setting with trails that range from easy to challenging. Ancient mountains, towering trees, and fresh air are hallmarks of the park. Rustic cabins, a campground, a separate campground for equestrians, and a lodge with good countr
Forest hike on forest fire trails (fairly wide and not overgrown). There are connecting trails between the fire lanes that usually drop down into the hollows and connect ridge top fire trails. You can do loop trails, out and back or point-to-point.