La Salle Canyon Is An Unrivaled Canyon Hike In Illinois Everyone Should Take At Least Once

Hiking in the Prairie State leads to places you can only imagine in your dreams. It’s the land of fascinating rock formations, forest, prairie, rivers, scenic overlooks, and numerous canyons. Starved Rock State Park is known for its 18 sandstone canyons that were formed by melting glacial water millions of years ago and its 13 miles of hiking trails that lead to adventure and unrivaled scenery. The trail to one canyon, the picturesque La Salle Canyon, has everything you could ever want in a scenic hike: water views, sandstone cliffs, and a waterfall. In short, it’s one natural wonder everyone should visit at least once.


Have you hiked to La Salle Canyon or any of the other stunning canyons at Starved Rock State Park? Tell us about your hike in the comment section.

To view the trail to La Salle Canyon and read what other hikers have to say, visit the Alltrails webpage.

If you plan on taking a couple of days to explore this state park, book an overnight stay at Starved Rock Lodge.

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