One Horse Gap

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  • Trail marker for the River-to-River trail Trail marker for the River-to-River trail
  • More of the same, One Horse Gap More of the same, One Horse Gap
  • Rusty takes a moon walk at One Horse Gap Rusty takes a moon walk at One Horse Gap
  • River-to-River heads down the road from Concord Cemetery River-to-River heads down the road from Concord Cemetery
  • A collage of trees and round rock at One Horse Gap A collage of trees and round rock at One Horse Gap
  • Concord Cemetery marks the begin section of R-2-R to Lusk Creek Concord Cemetery marks the begin section of R-2-R to Lusk Creek
  • Packing the River-to-River trail between One Horse Gap & Concord Packing the River-to-River trail between One Horse Gap & Concord
  • A very interesting area, One Horse Gap A very interesting area, One Horse Gap
  • Backpackers do not like to share horse trails, what a mess Backpackers do not like to share horse trails, what a mess
  • Rolling Rocks of One Horse Gap. Rolling Rocks of One Horse Gap.

Last Modified 3/20/13

One Horse GapIllinios Contacts

Shawnee National Forest
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 253-7114

Getting There

From Herod take Raum Road to Concord Cemetery. Markers for the River-to-River trail can be seen for the first 1.5 miles. The first road to the right leads to Williams Hill. The highest point in the area. Continue till the next fork in the road, bear right. The next intersection is Hartsville. Continue left, after a short distance the road makes a 90º turn to the right. A trail head for the River-to-River trail can be found to the left at Concord Cemetery. The River-to-River trail follows the road for a short time before crossing the road at small creek, just before the next turn, heading toward Lusk Creek Wilderness area. Just past the cemetery the road turns 90º to the left. Follow the road about a mile to the Old Grand Pierre cemetery. Turn left, continue .5 miles till you see the next gravel road. Turn left. at .25 miles the River-to-River trail crosses from the right and continues down the road for a short distance before crossing the road to the left. In about a mile you will see a trail head that leads to the right, it is about .33 miles to the top of the Gap.

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