Illinois

Description

The northern tip of Illinois touches on Lake Michigan. The centre is mainly flat prairy. The southern part is a little bit more rugged, and home to the Shawnee National Forest with its lakes, streams, small waterfalls. Good hiking in this park.

The American Discovery Trail passes through Illinois. The 173 mile Hennepin Canal Parkway follows the old tow path along the Hennepin Canal in Illinois.

Map

Illinois

Trails in this state

Books

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  • Hiking Ozarks
  • "This guide details 40 of the very best hiking trails throughout the Ozarks. Spanning Oklahoma, Illinois, Arkansas, and Missouri, the guide provides trails for every type of hiker, from easy flat trails to miles-long excursions"-- Read more
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  • Hiking Ozarks
  • "This guide details 40 of the very best hiking trails throughout the Ozarks. Spanning Oklahoma, Illinois, Arkansas, and Missouri, the guide provides trails for every type of hiker, from easy flat trails to miles-long excursions"-- Read more
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  • Hiking Illinois - 2nd Edition
  • 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. Read more
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  • Hiking Illinois - 2nd Edition
  • 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. Read more
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  • Illinois Hiking and Backpacking Trails
  • New edition of the standard guide to hiking Illinois. Describes 69 trails that, together, exceed 800 miles. Nothing here matches the difficulty of the Kaibab Trail, but some will help train one for the tough trails. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. Read more
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  • Illinois Hiking and Backpacking Trails
  • New edition of the standard guide to hiking Illinois. Describes 69 trails that, together, exceed 800 miles. Nothing here matches the difficulty of the Kaibab Trail, but some will help train one for the tough trails. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. Read more
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  • Hiking Illinois Trails Journal
  • Illinois has some of the best hiking trails in the entire United States. This hiking journal allows you to record all those special trails and experiences you had while getting back to nature. Hiking is a great way to get back in touch with a slower pace of life. The experiences while performing these activities are endless. Writing in a... Read more
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  • Hiking Illinois Trails Journal
  • Illinois has some of the best hiking trails in the entire United States. This hiking journal allows you to record all those special trails and experiences you had while getting back to nature. Hiking is a great way to get back in touch with a slower pace of life. The experiences while performing these activities are endless. Writing in a... Read more
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  • Rail-Trails Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio
  • Across the country, more than 1600 unused railroad corridors have been converted to level, public, multiuse trails, where people can enjoy a fitness run, a leisurely bike ride, or a stroll with the family. In this updated guide in the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the finest rail-trails plus other great multiuse... Read more
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  • Rail-Trails Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio
  • Across the country, more than 1600 unused railroad corridors have been converted to level, public, multiuse trails, where people can enjoy a fitness run, a leisurely bike ride, or a stroll with the family. In this updated guide in the popular series, the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy presents the finest rail-trails plus other great multiuse... Read more
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  • Walking Across America
  • Walking Across America is the story of John and Helen Beam’s long trek across the country. They didn’t walk the walk because they were “disillusioned with society” or “stifled in their jobs,” or because they needed to “find themselves” or “plumb their relationships to nature.” They’d led blessed lives and carried no such romantic baggage. They... Read more
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  • Walking Across America
  • Walking Across America is the story of John and Helen Beam’s long trek across the country. They didn’t walk the walk because they were “disillusioned with society” or “stifled in their jobs,” or because they needed to “find themselves” or “plumb their relationships to nature.” They’d led blessed lives and carried no such romantic baggage. They... Read more
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  • Hiking Southern Oregon
  • From the Idaho Line to the Pacific Coast, Hiking Southern Oregon describes 100 of the best hikes in the beautiful and surprisingly diverse bottom third of the state. Hikes are described for Steens Mountain, Hart Mountain Antelope Refuge, Crater Lake National Park; the Gearhart, Sky Lakes, Thielsen, Mountain Lakes, and Kalmiopsis Wilderness... Read more
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  • Hiking Southern Oregon
  • From the Idaho Line to the Pacific Coast, Hiking Southern Oregon describes 100 of the best hikes in the beautiful and surprisingly diverse bottom third of the state. Hikes are described for Steens Mountain, Hart Mountain Antelope Refuge, Crater Lake National Park; the Gearhart, Sky Lakes, Thielsen, Mountain Lakes, and Kalmiopsis Wilderness... Read more
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  • Edward Weston
  • Over the course of his fifty-year career, American photographer Edward Weston (1886-1958) blazed a path into Photo-Modernism rendering portraits, landscapes, still-lifes and nudes. In 1902, a sixteen-year-old Weston took up photography in Highland Park, Illinois, where he worked as an amateur for five years. In 1907, at the age of twenty-one,... Read more
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  • Edward Weston
  • Over the course of his fifty-year career, American photographer Edward Weston (1886-1958) blazed a path into Photo-Modernism rendering portraits, landscapes, still-lifes and nudes. In 1902, a sixteen-year-old Weston took up photography in Highland Park, Illinois, where he worked as an amateur for five years. In 1907, at the age of twenty-one,... Read more
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  • Illinois off the Beaten Path
  • A series for the individual with a unique taste in travel presents easy-to-use, state-by-state or province-by-province handbooks that describe the unusual, offbeat and little-known places that most tourists miss, in guidebooks that come complete with maps, illustrations and other special features. Read more
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  • Illinois off the Beaten Path
  • A series for the individual with a unique taste in travel presents easy-to-use, state-by-state or province-by-province handbooks that describe the unusual, offbeat and little-known places that most tourists miss, in guidebooks that come complete with maps, illustrations and other special features. Read more
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  • We Three
  • Much of what happened in these pages could have happened last November or just aboout any November. Most of these events happened in November of 1993, which is significant because of the horrific floods that inundated the Nation’s heartland that year. However, little did we think about some of those imminent dangers that awaited us that fall... Read more
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  • We Three
  • Much of what happened in these pages could have happened last November or just aboout any November. Most of these events happened in November of 1993, which is significant because of the horrific floods that inundated the Nation’s heartland that year. However, little did we think about some of those imminent dangers that awaited us that fall... Read more
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  • On the Old Oregon Trail
  • Follow the pioneers to Oregon! Between 1840 and 1860 three hundred thousand Americans packed their belongings in farm wagons, hitched up their livestock, said goodbye to their families and friends, and set out for the West on the Oregon Trail. William Porter traveled with them in 1848, headed for Oregon in a large family group, including his... Read more
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  • On the Old Oregon Trail
  • Follow the pioneers to Oregon! Between 1840 and 1860 three hundred thousand Americans packed their belongings in farm wagons, hitched up their livestock, said goodbye to their families and friends, and set out for the West on the Oregon Trail. William Porter traveled with them in 1848, headed for Oregon in a large family group, including his... Read more
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  • Illinois Atlas & Gazetteer
  • A uniquely useful resource, the Atlas & Gazetteer* Series is great for information on camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, bike and motorcycle touring, birdwatching, back road exploration, and more. A guide is available for all 50 American states. Read more
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  • Illinois Atlas & Gazetteer
  • A uniquely useful resource, the Atlas & Gazetteer* Series is great for information on camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, bike and motorcycle touring, birdwatching, back road exploration, and more. A guide is available for all 50 American states. Read more
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  • Pedaling Through Paradise
  • After being cooped up on a Navy ship with over a thousand men, the author decided he needed a hearty taste of the wide-open outdoors. Driving across the states by automobile could have been a possibility, but it was ultimately decided that the best way to enjoy the many sights would be by bicycle, at a much slower pace.From riding past a... Read more
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  • Pedaling Through Paradise
  • After being cooped up on a Navy ship with over a thousand men, the author decided he needed a hearty taste of the wide-open outdoors. Driving across the states by automobile could have been a possibility, but it was ultimately decided that the best way to enjoy the many sights would be by bicycle, at a much slower pace.From riding past a... Read more
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