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The One Place In Illinois That Looks Like Something From Middle Earth

If you live in Illinois then you don’t have to emerse yourself in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy to experience “Middle Earth.” Tolkien’s fantasy world is right here in the Prairie State at a well-known state park you really should visit, if you haven’t already.

Have you visited “Middle Earth” at Starved Rock State Park? We’d love to know and see your photos in our comments on Facebook!

Robin Jarvis
Robin Jarvis is a staff writer for She's traveled to five of the seven continents and currently lives 35-feet in the air in a treehouse in the Southeastern U.S. When she's not writing, she's dreaming of her next trip.