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Chicago, IL: Starved Rock Trail

This beautiful 4.3-mile loop adjacent to the Illinois River adds welcome relief–waterfalls, sculpted sandstone canyons, and impressive overlooks–to the usually pancake-flat landscape.

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To Trailhead

I-55 S to I-80 W to IL 178 S through Utica, IL. Cross Illinois River, then turn L and follow signs to visitor center parking lot

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