Piney Creek Ravine State Natural Area Article

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Site locations at Piney Creek: the red circle is the parking area, and the yellow spots are petroglyph sites.
Piney Creek Ravine State Natural Area
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Rock formation in Piney Creek Ravine
Piney Creek Ravine
Map showing the location of Piney Creek Ravine State Natural Area
Map showing the location of Piney Creek Ravine State Natural Area
Map of the U.S. state of Illinois showing the location of Piney Creek Ravine State Natural Area
Location Jackson and Randolph Counties, Illinois, USA
Nearest city Steeleville, Illinois
Coordinates 37°53′56″N 89°38′14″W / 37.89889°N 89.63722°W / 37.89889; -89.63722
PINEY CREEK RAVINE STATE NATURAL AREA Latitude and Longitude:

37°53′56″N 89°38′14″W / 37.89889°N 89.63722°W / 37.89889; -89.63722
Area198 acres (80 ha)
Established1972
Governing body Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Piney Creek Ravine State Natural Area is an Illinois state park on 198 acres (80 ha) in Jackson and Randolph Counties, Illinois, United States.

One cliff face in the ravine contains several Native American petroglyphs, along with modern graffiti.

References

  • "Piney Creek Ravine State Natural Area". Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  • USGS. "USGS Welge (IL) Quad". TopoQuest. Retrieved 2008-07-05.