The Illinois Trekkers invite you to walk Cahokia Mounds-a State Historic Site, the largest prehistoric site north of Mexico. Walk where the Mississippian Indians first settled in 700 AD. The mounds were built of earth transported in baskets on peoples’ backs to elevate ceremonial builds & residences of the elite & to provide burial sites. Walkers can climb 154 steps to the top of Monks Mound.
Cahokia Mounds Walk brochure