Cedar Lake Horse Trails
Boat Dock Road
Carbondale, IL 62901
Year-round; visit website for trail closures.
Primitive camping is allowed up to 14-days continuous stay. Set up campsite at least 150 feet from trails, trailheads and lakes or streams. Drown campfires completely and naturalize your campsite by practicing Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics.
Designated horse trailer parking
From Murphysboro: Take Highway 127 south10 miles to Boat Dock Road. Turn east (left) onto Boat Dock Road, continue 0.8 mile to the trailhead. From Jonesboro: Take Highway 146 west 2.5 miles, to Hwy 127, then north 12 miles on Hwy 127 to Boat Dock Road. Turn east (right) onto Boat Dock Road, continue 0.8 mile to the trailhead.