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. citizen to be credited with discovering a (former) planet (Pluto) and Clarence Mulford, author of the famous Hopalong Cassidy western series, after which Read more [...]
This site occupies 200 acres, all of which are huntable. The site is predominately wooded and the terrain can be fairly rugged. There are some steep bluffs on this area. Please be careful if you are near them. There are about 170 acres of woodlands.
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 Ridge Moraine, pushed up during the Woodfordian state of the Wisconsin glaciation during the late Pleistocene. The site possesses Read more [...]
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 waterfall, a well-maintained, and handicapped accessible trail system, and a diverse array of flora and fauna typical of central Illinois. There is Read more [...]