Apple River Canyon State Park: Thompson Unit

This site is located a few miles southwest of Apple Canyon State Park and fronts on Townsend & Scout Camp Road. The parking area offers people a parking lot with access to river bluffs above the Apple River on unmarked trails. There is the Thompson Hill Prairie Land & Water Reserve to the west of the parking lot. The Apple River flows through the property and is open for public fishing with umarked parking areas where the river crosses both Townsend and Scout Camp Road.

Activities Amenities Open
Located long the Grand Illinois Trail
with a parking area
hiking (unmarked trail)
and wildlife watching
Open year long from dawn to dusk


Apple River Canyon State Park: Thompson Unit

Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Region: North-Central Jo Daviess County
1573 N. Scout Camp Road, Stockton, IL 61085

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