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Ferne Clyffe State Park

Rte. #37, Goreville, IL 62939

Bird & Eagle Watching

Ferne Clyffe State Park is an Illinois state park on 2,430 acres in Johnson County, Illinois.

The lush vegetation of the 2,430-acre Ferne Clyffe State Park, located near the small town of Goreville, hides the fact that directly below the soil, a vast area of rock formations exists. The two main areas for rock climbing include Big Rocky Hollow and the Cedar Bluff areas. Cedar Bluff offers both traditional and sport climbing, including several short, but difficult, routes in the class 12 to 13 range that appeal to experienced climbers. Other routes include top-rope access and solid anchors that appeal to new climbers.

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