Storm damage closes parts of Giant City State Park

MAKANDA, IL (KFVS) - Parts of Giant city State Park have been shut down due to storm damage.

According to the department of natural resources,  high winds uprooted and damaged trees causing damage to the shelter #3 picnic area.

Officials say only three of the eight trails are open. they say cleanup will take some time before all trails open.

The following areas are closed to the public:

-Shelter #3 Picnic Area, Giant City Trail, Shelter #2

-Picnic Area (including picnic areas to Albart Lane)

-Devil's Standtable Trail and parking lot area

-Giant City Lodge Road from Stone Fort Road to Church Road, Post Oak Trail and bluff area (which includes the bluff line along Giant City Lodge Road)

-Indian Creek Trail

-Arrowwood Trail

-Red Cedar Hiking Trail

-Giant City Equestrian Trail.

Tickets will be issued for non-compliance.

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