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

Books

Stanfords
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Natuurgids Illinois wildlife | Waterford Press
  • Illinois Wildlife is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the nature enthusiast. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies and fishes and includes a map featuring prominent state-wide wildlife sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a... Read more
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
Bol.com
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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
Bol.com
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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  • 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
  • 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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Belgium
  • 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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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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