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The geological feature for which Cave-in-Rock State Park is named is a 55-foot-wide cavern overlooking the Ohio River in Hardin County along the state's southern border. From 1797 to the mid-1830s, the roost served as a headquarters for outlaws who robbed and killed many unsuspecting river travelers.

Location: PO Box 338, New State Park Rd., Cave-in-Rock Illinois 62919 Telephone 618-289-4325

Other Illinois State Parks nearby:
(Cave-in-Rock) Cave-in-Rock State Park
(Golconda) Dixon Springs State Park
(Goreville) Ferne Clyffe State Park
(Metropolis) Fort Massac State Park
(Equality) Saline County State Park

10/18 Coming to The Cave-in-Rock area
International Bar-B-Q Festival Owensboro KY May10-11 The Owensboro riverfront becomes a hub of activity when cooking teams gather to compete with their secret recipes for barbecue.
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Lower Town Arts and Music Festival Paducah KY May17-19 The Lower Town Arts and Music Festival in Paducah, Kentucky is THE regional Festival for Western Kentucky and the surrounding area. The Festival's mission is to celebrate the cultural richness of this part of the country.
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