This 2-Mile Trail In Illinois Leads To A Cascading Waterfall

Some of us love hiking for the fresh air and exercise while others enjoy trekking along a trail through gorgeous scenery. Whatever the case may be for you, we can all agree that there’s nothing better than a hike to a stunning waterfall. Located in Matthiessen State Park, there’s a trail that leads to Dells Canyon and its cascading waterfall that will make this hike one to remember.

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Have you been to Matthiessen State Park to see Cascade Falls? Tell us all about it and share any photos you have in our Illinois Nature Lovers Facebook group! For more information on Matthiessen State Park, visit the webpage and head to AllTrails for Dells Canyon and Bluff Trail information.

To explore more waterfalls around the state, consider taking our Ultimate Illinois Waterfalls Road Trip.

Address: Matthiessen State Park, 2500 IL-178, Oglesby, IL 61348, USA