Garden of the Gods – Mountain Township, Illinois - Atlas Obscura

Garden of the Gods

Mountain Township, Illinois

In the Shawnee National Forest, amazing rock formations peer through the treeline.  

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If you enjoy the fall colors, the Garden of the Gods will provide you with some astonishing views  

This area has been in existence for millions of years and features a rock formation shaped like a camel and the amazing Devil’s Smokestack. The Observation Trail contains more sandstone rock formations and views of the entire Garden of the Gods park. This is a natural setting and can be hazardous if not careful while walking along the path. 

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There are latrines on site and a restaurant in Equality, IL called The Red Onion not far from the park. No disposable containers are allowed on the walking path.

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