Bald Knob Wilderness - Shawnee National Forest

3630 Bald Knob Road, Alto Pass IL 62905 | 618.833.8576
Southernmost Illinois

Adjacent to the towing Bald Knob Cross, Bald Knob Wilderness is a rugged and remote wilderness. Visitors can enjoy bird and wildlife viewing, hiking, and horseback riding along Bald Knob Trail. The 3 mile loop can be strenuous due to the steep, rocky slopes of the Ozark-like terrain. Dispersed, primitive tent camping is allowed in the wilderness area, check the website for restrictions.

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