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Hiking Illinois

Susan L. Post

Hiking Illinois

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Published by Human Kinetics in Champaign, IL .
Written in English

  • Hiking -- Illinois -- Guidebooks,
  • Trails -- Illinois -- Guidebooks,
  • Parks -- Illinois -- Guidebooks,
  • Natural history -- Illinois -- Guidebooks,
  • Illinois -- Guidebooks

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan L. Post.
    LC ClassificationsGV199.42.I3 P67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22560428M
    ISBN 100736074740
    ISBN 109780736074742
    LC Control Number2008041586

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In lieu of this book, I suggest you consider purchasing "Hiking Illinois (America's Best Day Hiking Series)" by Susan L. Post. I have not personally read Post's book, but my familiarity with this work and with the America's Best Day Hiking Series (I have personally read several works in that series) combined with the positive review Post's book /5(6).

Hiking Illinois is your complete guide to of the most scenic day hikes within the Land of Lincoln. No matter what region you wish to explore or how easy or hard a trek you want, this handy guide will lead you to the right trail.

In this one-of 4/5(13). Some of the most invigorating and peaceful times of your life can be spent hiking the trails on Illinois state lands. From the rugged bluffs at Mississippi Palisades State Park in the northwest, to the wooded ravines at Fox Ridge State Park in east-central Illinois from the soaring canyons and waterfalls at Starved Rock State Park in the North, to the swampy and fascinating Mermet.

Hiking Illinois book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Hiking Illinois is your complete guide to of the most scenic da /5.


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Provides descriptions of one hundred scenic day hiking trails in Illinois, each with a difficulty rating and a map marking points of interest and distances; and includes information on how to get to the parks, park hours, facilities, permits and rules, and contact addresses and telephone numbers.

This updated edition of Hiking Illinois provides you with essential information on hiking regulations, facts for the state's scenic parks, easy-to-read maps for every trail, and much more. No matter what part of the Land of Lincoln you want to explore, or how easy or challenging a trek you want, Hiking Illinois will lead you to the right trail.

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Finally we did Bell Smith Springs. What a delight. Lovely creeks, interesting rock formations, and handsome woods. The color-coded blazes made the trails easier to follow than in Garden of the Gods but using the Hiking Illinois book made sure we followed the trails.5/5().

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Viewing 0 - 4 / of 0 items. Climbing. Viewing 0 - 4 / of 0 items. Camping. Viewing 0 - 4. Located on the south bank of the Illinois River in LaSalle County, Starved Rock offers 13 miles of well established trails winding through 18 canyons, with views of gorgeous waterfalls and rock Author: Kris Vire.

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Get to know the natural wonders of Southern Illinois on expert-led hikes as you explore deep canyons, waterfalls, rock-bottom creeks and cypress swamps. Hike through oak-hickory hardwood forests, sandstone canyons and the northernmost cypress swamp in America in Southern Illinois—a close-kept secret of outdoor enthusiasts.

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The River-to-River Trail Society announces its seventh guided hike of the Fall, hiking season, in the Cache River Natural Area in Johnson County, on Saturday, November The hike is free and open to the public.

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Hamilton County State Fish and Wildlife Area, also known as Dolan Lake, is located about 8 miles southeast of McLeansboro off Route Dolan Lake is the main attraction of the park. The earthen dam was constructed in and the lake was filled shortly thereafter.

The acre lake has 3 miles of shoreline and a maximum depth of 18 feet. Reviewed by Terry Warren on September 2, (2 out of 3 members found this review useful.) Reply to Review The lesser-known little sister of nearby Starved Rock State Park, you shortchange yourself if you make a trip to the area for Starved Rock /5(2).

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