Skip to Content

Routes : North America : United States : Illinois : North West : Mississippi Palisades

Mississippi Palisades

RSS FeedClick on "Routes" to subscribe to a RSS feed of all new routes added to this category. Click on "Ascents" for a RSS feed of all new ascents recorded in this category. Routes | Ascents

About Mississippi Palisades:

Traditional and Top Rope climbing. Great dolemite climbing with a good variety of climbs and heights (no real multi-pitch climbs), particularly for Illinois.

The climbing areas are: Sentinel (just south of park entrance), Sun Buttress, Upton's Cave, Indian Head, Bee Wall, Butter Walls, and Twin Sisters.

The Amphitheatre (Mud Wall) is closed to climbing indefinitely/ permanantly.

Nearest town or city: Savanna
Directions: From Savanna: drive about north on 84. Follow signs to the south entrance of the park. This is where you'll find the more developed climbing areas. Palisades are all along river.

Latitude, Longitude: 42.13338, -90.16093
Access Issues:
Camping: Pay
When to Climb: Summer
Quantity of Climbs: Week

Topo Images

No route specified

Forum Discussions (6 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies Palisades jjb5x4 0 Aug 09 2010, 9:16 PM
With Replies Mississippi Palisades teleguitar4 4 Jun 22 2011, 7:02 AM
No Replies Looking for climbing partner nickmck 0 May 22 2008, 9:20 PM
With Replies Looking for a Partner boardline22 1 Jul 31 2006, 9:11 PM
With Replies current access dvvclimb 2 Aug 23 2007, 3:53 PM
With Replies Mississippi Palisades boardline22 10 Apr 10 2008, 11:31 AM