The Little-Known Waterfall In Illinois You Can Only Reach By Hiking This 1.1-Mile Trail

Hiding out in a forest preserve along the Fox River in a Chicago suburb is a little-known waterfall. It’s a gorgeous cascade that can be reached by hiking an easy trail. If you’re looking to hike to a waterfall in Illinois, head to the Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve in South Elgin.

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Do you want to hike to a waterfall in Illinois? Have you been to the eight-foot waterfall at the Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve? Tell us in the comments! To learn more about the trail, visit AllTrails and head to this webpage to learn more about the Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve.

Address: 35W003 State Rte 31, South Elgin, IL 60177, USA