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Jul 4, 2017 - Day 60 - Murphysboro to Eddyville, IL

Today’s ride to Eddyville, Illinois, was a fun, but hilly, 66-mile ride with 3,952’ of ascent. Eddyville, population 97 at an elevation of 682’, is a village in Pope County, Illinois. A sign at the Town Hall proclaims Eddyville as “Trail Riding Capital of Illinois.” The Shawnee National Forest, which includes the Lusk Creek Wilderness, is nearby. Today was my first day using Map 10. The total miles on Maps 1-9 are 3,095. Due to locations of campgrounds, side trips and navigation errors my actual riding miles for the first 9 maps was...

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