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Camp Wokanda is a former Boy Scout camp built in 1920s on Illinois River bluffs along the unnamed brook. The camp was acquired by Peoria Park District in 1990s. Currently camp lodge, dining hall, group cabins and tent camping areas can be rented for events or just to groups interested in a secluded close-to-nature gatherings.

Trailhead for Illinois River Bluff Trail is located by the main Camp Wokanda parking lot.


With the first section of Illinois River Bluff Trail there are almost 4 miles of trails in Camp Wokanda. Most of the trails connect different camp facilities, although Logging Road and Red Trails are purely for hiking. Some trails are mostly level, some go up the bluffs and down the hollows.

Park is open year round, either of two parking lots can be used, there are no fees or permits for hiking.
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Distance One Way 3.33 miles
Trailhead Elevation 578 feet
Elevation Gain 185 feet
Accumulated Gain 960 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 6.53
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Historic & Seasonal Creek
Author AndreyP
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Routes 95
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Trips 273 map ( 1,413 miles )
Age 36
Location Peoria, IL
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Sun  7:09am - 4:30pm
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0.0  Illinois River Bluff Trail
1.1  Robinson Park
3.0  Detweiller Park
39.2  Chautauqua Nature Trail
40.4  Route 66 Towanda Geographical Journey Pkwy
43.0  Matthiessen State Park Dells Area Hike
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by AndreyP

Camp Wokanda is a former Boy Scout camp built in 1920s on Illinois River bluffs along the unnamed brook. The camp was acquired by Peoria Park District in 1990s. Currently camp lodge, dining hall, group cabins and tent camping areas can be rented for events or just to groups interested in a secluded close-to-nature gatherings.

Trailhead for Illinois River Bluff Trail is located by the main Camp Wokanda parking lot.


With the first section of Illinois River Bluff Trail there are almost 4 miles of trails in Camp Wokanda. Most of the trails connect different camp facilities, although Logging Road and Red Trails are purely for hiking. Some trails are mostly level, some go up the bluffs and down the hollows.

Park is open year round, either of two parking lots can be used, there are no fees or permits for hiking.
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    One-Way Notice: This hike is listed as One-Way. When you hike several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    To hike
    From downtown Peoria take IL-29 north and drive 10.6 mi, turn left to Old Galena Rd and drive 1.1 mi, turn left to Neal Ln and drive 1.0 mi, turn left and enter the camp through the wooden gate. From the gate it is 0.16 mi to the lake parking lot on the right, 0.4 mi to the main parking lot on the left.
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