Introduction to Illinois state parks
Some generalities about Illinois state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.
Park Address: 2678 E 875th Rd, Oglesby, IL 61348
Park Description: It’s known for its steep sandstone canyons formed by glacial meltwater.
Popular Park Sites: French Canyon, Illinois River, Eagle Cliff Overlook and Sandstone Point Overlook.
Park Address: W Pines Rd, Mt Morris, IL 61054
Park Description: The park provides outdoor recreation opportunities such as camping, boating, and fishing. The Arroyo-Camino Interpretive Garden displays local desert flora.
Popular Park Sites: Dillehay Park, Spring Creek, Fox Canyon and Chicago-Iowa Trail.
White Pine Forest State Park Visitors Guide
Park Address: 90 Goreville Rd, Goreville, IL 62939
Park Description: Ferne Clyffe State Park is an Illinois state park on 2,430 acres in Johnson County, Illinois.
Popular Park Sites: Fire Rings, Blackjack Oak Trail, Lakeview Picnic Shelter and Quality Cabins.
Ferne Clyffe State Park Visitors Guide
Park Address: 235 Giant City Rd, Makanda, IL 62958
Park Description: Illinois acquired more than 1,100 acres in 1927, and dedicated the park as Giant City State Park.
Popular Park Sites: Woodlands, Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour, Equestrian Campground and Great Hiking Trails.
Giant City State Park Visitors Guide
Park Address: 1 Lake Front Dr, Zion, IL 60099
Park Description: Recreational activities at the park include boating, swimming, hiking, bicycling, camping, bird watching, and picnicking.
Popular Park Sites: Dogwood Trails, Hickory Trails, Pere Marquette and Graham Hollow.
Park Address: 5314 W, IL-102, Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Park Description: There are plenty of hiking trails throughout the park that go through different ecosystems and different park features.
Popular Park Sites: Equestrian trails, Davis Creek, limestone canyons and Rock Creek.