This Illinois River is One of the Most Bizarre in the United States

Illinois has some famous rivers. But there is one river you might not know about, one that has some bizarre, and even occasionally deadly tendencies. I’m talking about the Dead River. Now, the Dead River isn’t so named because of pollution. Rather, it is so named because it can appear dead.

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Despite this weird river, the location, the Illinois Beach State Park, is truly beautiful. Read all about it.