The Best Hike-Plus-Brewery Pairs in Illinois

From Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve to Rock Cut State Park, seven perfect days of hiking and beer.
Merwin Nature Preserve

The best way to follow a hike in Merwin Nature Preserve? DESTIHL Microbrewery, of course.

This Chicago Tribune roundup gives us seven reasons to hit the trails in Illinois ASAP: some of the best state parks are near some of the state's best taprooms. Want to know what to pair with Seth Atwood Park or Tangles Roots Brewing Company? Look no further.