Where is the Illinois River Road?
Traversing both east and west sides of the Illinois River from Ottawa, 150 miles south to Havana, the Illinois River Road has spurs to the communities of Princeton and Canton. The Illinois River Road corridor has over 100 natural and historic sites and numerous unique communities located throughout its 10-county region.

The Scenic Byway is conveniently located between Chicago and St. Louis, but just far enough to get away from it all. So get off the beaten path and see what the Illinois River Road has in store for you!


Nature Sites Throughout the Illinois River Valley

The sparkle of the Illinois River at sunrise, the cliffs of Starved Rock, wetlands full of waterfowl, the emerald fields of cropland, the calm of the forest, ribbons of birds in flight. The unique nature of the river valley offers a diversity of natural settings for those who stop and see and listen and feel the natural beauty along the Illinois River Road. Both the Illinois River and the Illinois River Valley, the water, the bluffs, and the plains, allow you to personally interact with nature.

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West Main Street, Streator, IL 61364
This 0.5-mile trail parallels the swift-flowing, translucent green waters of the Vermilion River in the town of Streator, which is home to Clyde Tombaugh, the only U.S. citize...View Details.
Phone: (815) 672-2055
Area: Streator
Site Access: free
GPS: 41.11881, -88.84030 Map It!

Leonore Road, Streator, IL
Owned and managed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the 200-acre Sandy Ford is located on the east bank of the Vermilion River at the western edge of the Farm R...View Details.
Area: Streator
Site Access: free
GPS: 41.19272, -88.90277 Map It!

1413 E. 16th Street, Streator, IL 61364
This small city park is an amazing gem for wildlife of all kinds, but especially birds! The park contains spring-fed creeks, a beautiful sandstone cliff formation with a water...View Details.
Phone: (815) 343-3774
Area: Streator
GPS: 41.134452,-88.862185 Map It!

1503 Baker Street, Streator, IL 61364
The Weber House, built by Ernest and Zelma Weber in 1937, is a storybook Tudor cottage which sits in an English garden with a path meandering through foxgloves, hollyhocks, an...View Details.
Phone: (815) 672-8327
Area: Streator
GPS: 41.135697, -88.832533 Map It!