The Giant City Nature Trail Might Be One Of The Most Beautiful Short-And-Sweet Hikes To Take In Illinois
If you’re craving a quick and refreshing trip through nature, we know just the place to go. The Giant City Nature Trail is a short and sweet hike in Illinois that’s full of astonishing sights. Hike through 12,000-year-old sandstone bluffs, walk over gorgeous wooden footbridges, and immerse yourself in the verdant forest landscape. Clocking in at only one mile long, this exquisite pathway is perfect for a mid-afternoon adventure. Plan a trip to Giant City State Park and experience it for yourself!
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Elisa is a passionate travel writer with over five years of experience. After graduating with a B.F.A in acting from Oklahoma City University, Elisa earned a M.A in mass communication From Texas State University. When she's not writing about all of the amazing places throughout the U.S., she can be heard singing with her band.
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