Get Lost In A Labyrinth Of Hiking Trails At Pere Marquette State Park In Illinois
Nestled on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River is Illinois’ largest state park. At Pere Marquette State Park you will find miles of trails to explore along the river bluffs. Whether you enjoy walking along gentle wooded paths or tackling steep climbs that lead to sweeping views, this park offers something for every hiker!
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Pere Marquette State Park is open to hikers daily from dawn until dusk. Visit their Facebook page for the most up-to-date information on events, lodging, dining, and more!
Have you hiked the trails at Pere Marquette State Park? What other activities does your family enjoy at this massive state park? Tell us all about your visit in the comments below!
If you decide to visit Pere Marquette State Park, be sure to save some time to check out the adorable riverfront town of Grafton. Dining on the Mississippi River is just one of the many unique experiences you can have in the Grafton area!
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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