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Johnson Creek Recreation Area and Kinkaid Lake Horse Trails

Johnson Creek Road
Ava, IL 62907
United States

Open Dates

Year-round; visit website for trail closures.

Distance and Terrain
31.5 miles
Camping
Yes.

Designated horse camping

Parking

Designated horse trailer parking, past the day use area

Directions

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.

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