Take This Unforgettable Road Trip To 7 Of Illinois' Least-Visited State Parks
By Melissa Mahoney|Published March 25, 2022
I'm an east coast girl living in a west coast world. I've worked in the entertainment industry for much of my adult life and I love photography, writing, and traveling around the U.S. as well as to far-flung locations around the world! Travel is my life and writing about it is a dream.
The Land of Lincoln is home to 69 state parks, 11 state recreation areas, and six state forests. Among the most popular are Matthiessen State Park, Starved Rock State Park, and Mississippi Palisades State Park. However, there are many underrated parks around the state that are worth visiting as well. Take this road trip to visit some of the least-visited state parks in Illinois.