Starved Rock State Park Is The Single Best State Park In Illinois And It’s Just Waiting To Be Explored
State parks with lakes, waterfalls, bluffs, ancient forests, scenic overlooks, caves, and fascinating rock formations can be found throughout the Prairie State. But according to Travel + Leisure, there is one state park that stands out among the rest. Starved Rock State Park was named the best in Illinois for its otherworldly landscape of forest, canyons, and waterfalls. If you haven’t yet explored this incredible park, it is there and waiting for you to do so.
Have you visited Starved Rock State Park, the best state park in Illinois? If so, what did you like best about it? Did you stay at the lodge? Please share your thoughts and any photos in the comments.
If you enjoy exploring the state parks of Illinois, you may also want to check out Dixon Springs State Park in Golconda.
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