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Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Park

Chandlerville, Illinois

Admin: Monica Joy

This campground has 51 electric sites and 26 miles of trails with short side trails going to overlooks which are especially beautiful in the fall. The following info is copied off of the IDNR website: A 22-car/trailer parking lot, along with a 26-mile trail, are located in the northwest corner of JEPC on Questing Hills Road just off County Highway 2. A second access to the equestrian trail is found at Q-4 parking lot situated between the 9-mile north loop trail and the southern 11- and 6-mile loops. The trail is open 1:00 pm to dusk April 16 - May 15, and open sunrise to sunset May 16 - October 31. November 1 through November 15, horse trails are closed on Tuesdays and Saturdays, but are open otherwise from dawn to dusk. Trails are closed November 16 - April 15 each year. Call the park office before arrival to check for weather related closures. The site also has an equestrian campground, Questing Hills, with 51 electric sites.

TYPE OF DESTINATION

Layover - Electric Hook-ups
Camping / Lodging with Facilities - Campground
Effort level - Easy, Beginner|Moderate

AMENITIES FOR 2 LEGGED -

-- Electric Hookups

-- Room for Large Living Quarters Trailers

-- Showers

-- Restrooms

-- Garbage Containment

-- Water / Drinkable

AMENITIES FOR 4 LEGGED -

-- Dogs Allowed in Camp

-- Dogs Must be on a Leash

-- Dogs Must be on a leash on trails

MILES OF DESTINATION / ACREAGE OF PUBLIC LANDS / # OF DAYS’ WORTH OF RIDING

26 miles of trails with short overlook trails off the main trails.

TYPE OF LAND

- Public Land

ACCESS TO TRAILS

- Trails right from location

WATER CROSSINGS

- Streams

Type of Footing on the trails

- Dirt

- Clay, Mud

- Meadow, Grass

Type of Terrain

- Flat

- Hills

TYPE OF HORSE I WAS RIDING

- Non-Gaited

PEAK RIDING SEASON / WEATHER

Spring and fall. Summer is ok, but can get hot on some of the trails that are more in the open. Call ahead before going to check for weather related trail closures.

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