Rim Rock Recreation Trail, Golconda

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  • What a great hiking trail ! The trail is about a mile if not less. Was also an easy hike . Has a great lookout and rock formations you will walk through. Another beautiful place to explore .  more »
  • This was one of our stops on a long weekend trip exploring the Shawnee National Forest. There are a lot of stairs, but well worth it to see the awesome views!  more »
  • Every fiber of your being will tell you that the steps look daunting and you shouldn't do it. DO IT. At the base, from the Ox-Lot cave, take the trail to the right over to Pounds Hollow Beach. You hav...  more »
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  • A friend recommended coming here as a good day trip. He was not wrong! Loved the scenery & history the site contains, from native Americans living & building the stone wall, involvement with the Westward expansion, and the CCC's efforts to make the upper trails passable. Visit for the beauty and learn something about our Past. Great combination!
  • Best hike ever so far! This requires time and patience in some places. There are tight spaces. I am amazed at the beauty here.
  • Somewhat shorter trail with amazing scenery. Has 2 main bluff faces with a creek that runs between them in the valley. Also connects to pounds hollow lake trail, and features a descent through a small cave to get to the bottom of the bluff.
  • This place is amazing! There's so much to explore if you actually take the time to enjoy all of the ridiculously beautiful scenery! Plus a trail eventually leads to the nearby beach.
  • Great hike. (But lots of stairs)
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