Hike App

Unleash your inner explorer! Download the Prairie State Hike App and discover Illinois


We tell our best stories on the lands we work with everyday. Go on a nature walk near you and try this new way of learning and enjoying nature around us!

Download the app to your phone from the links on this page and gain access to dozens of tours available statewide.

This GPS driven app informs users about points of interest on trails that are in our app system. The Hike App itself can be purchased and downloaded for just 99¢ and is compatible on both Google Play and Apple platforms.

Google Apple

Current hikes on the PSCC Hike App include:

Northeast Illinois

  • Starved Rock: St. Louis Canyon
  • Starved Rock: Wildcat Canyon/Illinois River
  • Starved Rock: LaSalle/Tonti/Hennepin Canyon
  • Starved Rock Lodge
  • Starved Rock Council Overhang/Ottawa Canyon
  • Illinois Beach State Park: North Unit
  • Illinois Beach State Park: South Unit
  • Middlefork Farm Nature Preserve
  • Openlands Lakeshore Preserve
  • Hennen Conservation Area
  • Glacial Park McHenry County
  • A Paddle Down Nippersink Creek
  • Dickson-Murst Farm – The Conservation Foundation
  • McDonald Farm – The Conservation Foundation

Northwest Illinois

  • Byron Forest Preserve – Four Hills and River Woods
  • Emiquon Preserve -The Nature Conservancy
  • Nygren Wetland – Dianne Nora Nature Trail – Natural Land Institute
  • Nachusa Grasslands Savanna Hike – The Nature Conservancy

Central East Illinois

  • Weldon Springs State Park
  • Grand Prairie Friends’ Warbler Ridge Conservation Area
  • Clinton Lake State Recreation Area
  • Allerton Pak Formal Garden Trail
  • Sangamon River Corridor Reserve

Central West Illinois

  • Adams Wildlife Sanctuary
  • The Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary – Friends of the Sangamon Valley
  • Illinois State Fair Conservation World

Southern Illinois

  • 2017 Total Eclipse
  • Giant City State Park Nature Trails
  • Pere Marquette State Park
  • Giant City: Trillium Trail/Stone Fort Trail


Email us to find out more about the Hike App if you are a member of Prairie State Conservation Coalition and want to join the growing number of PSCC members on this exciting new project!