Outdoor Activities

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Explore the natural landscape and beauty of mother nature

Tucked away in North Central Illinois is beautiful Starved Rock State Park and neighboring Matthiessen State Park and Buffalo Rock State Park. Hike to seasonal waterfalls and sandstone canyons, explore the Illinois River by boat or take a bike ride at Matthiessen State Park. Discover a remove haven filled with tranquility, natural beauty and endless outdoor adventure.

  • State Parks

    Explore the natural wonders of Illinois State Parks

  • Hiking Trails

    13 miles of trails await your discovery

  • Guided Hikes

    Let us lead the way

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