The Observation Tower At This 3,000-Acre Park Will Show You Illinois Like Never Before
The best views in the state can be found atop this observation tower in Hennepin, Illinois. If you love nature and wide-open spaces, this will become your new favorite place to roam. Scroll on to check it out:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
The Sue and Wes Dixon Waterfowl Refuge is open daily between dawn and dusk, and you can learn more about it here. If you’ve ever been to the observation tower at this park, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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