You Can Hike To An Abandoned Observatory On This Trail In Illinois

If you consider yourself an explorer, then you probably love hiking to fascinating spots like scenic overlooks, hard-to-reach historical sites, abandoned ruins, and the like. Along a trail near Oakland, Illinois is an abandoned observatory that has been closed since 1981. Its presence is a welcome sight to see and makes this trail all the more interesting to hike and explore.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

Would you hike to this abandoned observatory? If you have done this hike, please let us know about it and share your pictures in the comments.

If you are interested in more hikes to historic places, read this previous article.

Address: Oakland, IL 61943, USA