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2012 River to River Trail Society
Spring Hiking Schedule

All hikes start at 10:00.  No Dogs.  Bring your own water All these hikes will be considered moderate hikes, oriented for a person who has been doing some walking.  Not for anyone not in good health.  Call for directions at 618 252 6789. Be sure to bring your camera.

March 10

Hike: Promised Land (Pope County)
Leader: Mart Watson
Time: 10:00 am.
Meeting place: Ozark General Store on Route 45, near Ozark, Illinois, between New Burnside and Tunnel Hill

March 17

Hike: Hogg Bluff and Cedar Falls (Johnson County)
Leader: Jim Kramer.
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Meeting place:  Ozark General Store on Route 45, near Ozark, Illinois

March 24

Hike: Indian Wall Hike (War Bluff, Millstone Bluff, Stonefort Bluff)
Leader:  Mark Motsinger
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Meeting place: Shawnee Mart, Eddyville, Illinois.

March 31 

Hike: Herod Bluff and Benham Ridge area, Trails 120, 121, 169, 170 (Pope County)
Leader: Eric Johnson
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Meeting place: Herod Post Office, Route 34, Herod, Illinois

April 7

Hike: Dixon Springs to Lake Glendale (Pope County)
Leader: Bill Gilmour
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Meet: Boat ramp parking lot, Lake Glendale, near Route 145, north of Rte.146 

April 14

Hike: Cove Hollow (Lower trail) (Jackson County)
Leaders: Anne Gaylord and Don Monty
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Meeting Place: Meet:  Boat launch parking lot on Boat Ramp Road at Cedar Lake. Take Rte. 127 for 8.7 miles south from old Rte. 13 (Murphysboro Road) to intersection with Pomona Road and Boat Ramp Road, Go 1.4 miles east.

April 15 (Sunday)

Work day, RTR Trail, Camp Cadiz area (Hardin County)
Time: 9:30 4:30 (late arrivals welcome)
Details: In cooperation with Forest Service. No tools needed, but bring water bottles, lunch, sturdy shoes, long pants, gloves
Meeting place: Camp Cadiz Campground, Karbers Ridge Road, 3 miles west of Route 1

April 21

Hike: Max Creek (Johnson County)
Leader: Brian DeNeal
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Meeting place:  New Simpson Hill School, Rte. 45, Tunnel Hill

April 28

Hike: Williams Hill / Sally Hollow
Leader: Brian DeNeal
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Meeting place: TBA.

June 2

National Trails Day
Time and place TBA




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