Johnson Creek Recreation Area and Kinkaid Lake Horse Trails
Johnson Creek Road
Ava, IL 62907
Year-round; visit website for trail closures.
Designated horse camping
Designated horse trailer parking, past the day use area
From Murphysboro: Take Highway 149 west 7miles to Highway 3; then north 4.5 miles on Highway 3 to Highway 151. Turn right onto Highway 151 and go 4 miles to recreation area. From St. Louis: Take either Highway 3 or Highway 4 south to Chester, Illinois. Then south 18 miles on Highway 3. Turn left onto Highway 151 and go 4 miles to recreation area.