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.


Current hikes on the PSCC Hike App include:

Visitors use the app at one of the stops along Grand Prairie Friends’s Warbler Ridge trails in Central Illinois

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 – Lake Forest Open Lands
  • Openlands Lakeshore Preserve
  • Hennen Conservation Area – Land Conservancy of McHenry County
  • Glacial Park McHenry County – McHenry Conservation District
  • A Paddle Down Nippersink Creek – McHenry County Conservation District
  • Prairieview Education Center – McHenry County Conservation District
  • Dayton Bluffs Preserve – The Conservation Foundation
  • Canoe the Fox River – The Conservation Foundation
  • Dickson-Murst Farm – The Conservation Foundation
  • McDonald Farm – The Conservation Foundation

Northwest Illinois

  • Emiquon Preserve -The Nature Conservancy
  • Nygren Wetland – Dianne Nora Nature Trail – Natural Land Institute

Central East Illinois

  • Weldon Springs State Park
  • Warbler Ridge Conservation Area – Grand Prairie Friends
  • Clinton Lake State Recreation Area
  • Sangamon River Corridor Reserve – Land Conservation Foundation

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

Access to create tours for your land agency using the Prairie State Hike App is free to PSCC members with an annual renewal fee. Email PSCC for more information!