Sand Creek Conservation Area - champmommy added this area

Decatur, IL



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The 7.6-mile horse trail winds its way through the varied habitats of the site, with six fords crossing parts of Sand Creek.  The equestrian trail is 10 feet wide and 10 feet high.  Eighteen limestone parking pads, measuring 10 feet by 40 feet, are located at the park entrance.  Each pad includes a picnic table, grill, and a hitching rack.

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Land manager is Macon County Conservation District – http://maconcountyconservation.org/conservation-areas/sand-creek-conservation-area/

Daily equestrian permits are available on site for $2 for non-residents of Macon County.  Macon County residents ride free of charge.

Annual bridal tags are available for $15 for non-residents of Macon County.  Macon County residents are not required to purchase tags and may ride free of charge.  You can obtain an annual bridal tag from the business office at Rock Springs Nature Center, or you may download, print, and fill out the Bridal Tag Permit Form, and return it to Rock Springs Nature Center (3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL 62521).