Battery Rock Photo Blog
Enjoy this Battery Rock photo blog. Battery Rock is located on the Ohio River in southern Illinois. It’s part of the Shawnee National Forest. It was the former Ohio River terminus of the River to River Trail. Due to its remoteness and long road walking requirements, the terminus was re-routed from Elizabethtown, Illinois. It was used for western movie production. It was also a site used during the Civil War on various occasions, including the Caseyville Standoff. Now you can enjoy the area by hiking trails and off-trail exploration.
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Founder, Hiking with Shawn
Howdy folks! My name is Shawn Gossman and I founded Hiking with Shawn. I’m an avid hiker, cyclist and outdoorsman here in the Shawnee National Forest. I was born and raised in Southern Illinois and never want to leave. Click here to learn more about Shawn Gossman