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.

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Illinois

Trails in this state

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United Kingdom
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Netherlands
  • 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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Belgium
  • 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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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Salamanders in Your Pocket
  • Finding a salamander in the woodlands rates as one of the most enjoyable surprises of an early morning hike. Active mainly at night, these secretive, shiny, lizardlike amphibians often glow like jewels when found under the logs or rocks that many prefer. This colourful addition to Iowa's popular series of laminated guides-the twenty-fifth in... Read more
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Belgium
  • Salamanders in Your Pocket
  • Finding a salamander in the woodlands rates as one of the most enjoyable surprises of an early morning hike. Active mainly at night, these secretive, shiny, lizardlike amphibians often glow like jewels when found under the logs or rocks that many prefer. This colourful addition to Iowa's popular series of laminated guides-the twenty-fifth in... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • The Long Road to Mount Kailash
  • This is Dominic's fifth novel about the adventures of Carl Brecht, an anthropologist, who lives with his wife, Barbara, in an Illinois suburb. Their relationship becomes strained when Carl's Nepalese colleagues from the University of Chicago invite him to go on a pilgrimage to Mount Kailash in Tibet during the month of August in 2013. Barbara... Read more
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Belgium
  • The Long Road to Mount Kailash
  • This is Dominic's fifth novel about the adventures of Carl Brecht, an anthropologist, who lives with his wife, Barbara, in an Illinois suburb. Their relationship becomes strained when Carl's Nepalese colleagues from the University of Chicago invite him to go on a pilgrimage to Mount Kailash in Tibet during the month of August in 2013. Barbara... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • 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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Belgium
  • 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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Netherlands
  • 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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Belgium
  • 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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Netherlands
  • 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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Belgium
  • 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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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • 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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Belgium
  • 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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Netherlands
  • The Prairie Peninsula
  • The prairie grassland biome covers the heartland of North America with an eastward extension called the Prairie Peninsula. Primarily composed of tallgrass prairie, this biome lies between the shortgrass prairies of the west and the eastern deciduous forest region and includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, southeastern Wisconsin, and... Read more
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Belgium
  • The Prairie Peninsula
  • The prairie grassland biome covers the heartland of North America with an eastward extension called the Prairie Peninsula. Primarily composed of tallgrass prairie, this biome lies between the shortgrass prairies of the west and the eastern deciduous forest region and includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, southeastern Wisconsin, and... Read more
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Netherlands
  • 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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Belgium
  • 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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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • 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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Belgium
  • 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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Netherlands
  • 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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Bol.com
Belgium
  • 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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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Zen Track Rambling
  • Zen Track Rambling came about quite by chance: First, as a joyful account to capture the feelings I experienced during my long runs; and secondly, as a means to relieve the pain, depression, and general helplessness I felt during a long-term injury. My running journey has led me to extreme highs, but has also plunged me bipolar-like into the... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Zen Track Rambling
  • Zen Track Rambling came about quite by chance: First, as a joyful account to capture the feelings I experienced during my long runs; and secondly, as a means to relieve the pain, depression, and general helplessness I felt during a long-term injury. My running journey has led me to extreme highs, but has also plunged me bipolar-like into the... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • 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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Belgium
  • 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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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Illinois State Travel Journal, Motto
  • Here s the Dragon Dragon Travel Journal deal.You wander the world having adventures, and such. Dragon Dragon offers you 200 pages to document your travels, and such. That s it. Simple. Beautiful. True.To help keep things organized, we ve given each journal a unique continent, country or city name.Wherever you go in this life, a Dragon Dragon... Read more
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Belgium
  • Illinois State Travel Journal, Motto
  • Here s the Dragon Dragon Travel Journal deal.You wander the world having adventures, and such. Dragon Dragon offers you 200 pages to document your travels, and such. That s it. Simple. Beautiful. True.To help keep things organized, we ve given each journal a unique continent, country or city name.Wherever you go in this life, a Dragon Dragon... Read more
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