7 Illinois Trails That Lead To Simply Spectacular Lake Views

Hiking the many trails around the Prairie State is a great thing, but hiking with a view, well, that’s even better! And with a state that’s filled with lakes, from the largest like Lake Michigan to numerous smaller ones, we are lucky to have plenty of trails with lake views to choose from. Here are seven of the best hiking trails in Illinois that will lead to spectacular lake views:


Have you hiked along any of these best hiking trails in Illinois before? What are your favorite hikes that offer spectacular views? Tell us in the comments!

Address: 4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL 60532, USA
Address: 1591 Tower Ave, Edwardsville, IL 62025, USA
Address: Hastings Lake, Lake Villa Township, IL 60046, USA
Address: Whalon Lake, Bolingbrook, IL 60565, USA
Address: Silver Lake Road, Silver Lake Rd, Highland, IL 62249, USA
Address: Shelbyville Dam West Access Area, Shelbyville, IL 62565, USA

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