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2019 03-24

Saturday, March 30, 2019 Hike Announcement

The River-to-River Trail Society announces its third guided hike of the spring, 2019 hiking season, on Saturday, March 30. The hike is free and open to the public. This hike will be in the area between Sand Cave and Millstone Lake, andRead More

March 23, 2019 Hike Summary

Yesterdays’ weather was Sooo nice on the hike led by Vicki Mosberger Ferguson & Gillum Ferguson, that some of the 24 hikers started gettin’ nake…shedding outer layers of clothing, 5 minutes into the hike.(NO, nothing to see folks, moving on…) We didRead More

2019 03-23

New Trail Story from Tim Worth

For anybody that may be interested, we received a new trail story from Tim who hiked the trail in 2002 when the trail looked a lot different than it does today. Here is a direct link to Tim’s story on a differentRead More

2019 03-18

John O’Dell’s Birthday

Thursday, March 21, is the birthday of John O’Dell, educator, minister, outdoorsman, father of the River-to-River Trail, founder of this Society, and much else, a true Renaissance Man, whose contributions to Southern Illinois will long outlive him.  The River-to-River Trail was littleRead More

2019 03-17

March 12, 2019 Boston University Event

Boston University students visit to Shawnee National Forrest.        Today (Tuesday March 12, 2019) I was privileged to meet and talk with 9 individuals from Boston University.   Kelly Pearson (Forrest Service) asked that we (River to River Trail Society) speak with themRead More

2019 03-16

Saturday, March 23, 2019 Hike Announcement

The River-to-River Trail Society announces its second guided hike of the Spring, 2019 hiking season, on Saturday, March 23. The hike is free and open to the public. Hikers will meet at 10:00 a.m. at Rim Rock Parking lot on Karbers RidgeRead More

March 16, 2019 Hike Summaries

GOOD GOSH GERTIE…no, she wasn’t on todays’ hike, but her brother, sister & cousins were..WOWZER..45 of You started the hike (yes, a few left early), but, 38 finished..What.A.Day!!.. We Filled the new parking lot by Knights of the Golden Circle!!.Post your picsRead More

2019 03-11

March 9, 2019 Hike Summaries

Unfortunately both hike events scheduled for this past Saturday ended up being cancelled. The Crab Orchard Cemetery hike ended up being cancelled about Thursday because of a lack of interest. If you were really interested in this hike idea and want thisRead More

Saturday, March 16, 2019 Hike Announcement

The River-to-River Trail Society announces a guided hike on Saturday, March 16.  This hike will be free and open to the public. Hikers should meet at 10:00 a.m. at Backpackers Parking Lot, at Garden of the Gods Recreation Area. The hike willRead More

2019 03-06

Saturday, March 9, 2019 Hike Announcement

The River-to-River Trail Society announces its first guided hikes of the Spring, 2019 hiking season, on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Both hikes are free and open to the public.      Hike number one will meet at the New Simpson-Tunnel Hill SchoolRead More