Salt Lick Point Land and Water Reserve

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Salt Lick Point Land and Water Reserve

Illinois

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Things To Do

Hiking

Overview

Salt Lick Point Land and Water Reserve is a 594 acre site located in western Monroe County near the Rock City complex off Bluff Road just north of the original Village of Valmeyer.  There is a large parking area at 1309 Limestone Lane.
 
Three hiking trails have been constructed on the Reserve.  They are open every day of the year from dawn until dusk.  All trails connect with one another and cover 5 miles in total.  The original path, the 1.8 mile Salt Lick Trail, begins at the kiosk at the south end of the parking area and quickly heads up the bluffs on a very steep incline.  The trail loops past hill prairies and glades and through centuries-old woodlands. At the apex, Salt Lick Point, you will find yourself 850+ feet above sea level, believed to be the highest spot in Monroe County.  Continuing on Salt Lick trail, it will be all down hill from here, descending at Rock City and walking along Limestone Lane until you see the trail again beside the road.  You will end at the kiosk where you began.
Map of Salt Lick Point Land and Water Reserve

Latitude, Longitude: 38.252875, -90.318379

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