LaRue Road Is Closed For Two Months For The Great Snake Migration In Illinois
Did you know that Illinois has a designated road known as Snake Road? For more than 40 years, this special road closes to vehicular traffic twice each year for the migration of snakes and other reptiles, and it’s a wild sight to see. If you like wildlife, you’ve got to check this out. Scroll on for more details.
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/
If you do choose to visit the snake road, remember to practice physical distancing guidelines. If you’ve ever been before, send us your photos and stories 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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