Few People Know About This Illinois Field Covered In Wildflowers

For many, spending time in nature is a peaceful, enlightening experience. You get a chance to fill your lungs with fresh air and connect with the natural world, which can be easy to fall out of touch with. Sometimes, taking a blanket out and just sitting among the greenery can be so calming you could fall asleep. In fact, the scene in “The Wizard of Oz” when Dorothy falls asleep in the poppies might as well have been inspired by these idyllic, fairytale-like fields of wildflowers in Galena, Illinois.

Would you make a visit to these memorizing fields of wildflowers in Galena, Illinois? What’s your favorite native flower to see here in Illinois? Tell us in the comments! Start planning your trip by checking out the Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve website and Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve Facebook page. And while you’re in the charming small town of Galena, why not make a day (or weekend) of it? It’s one of the most walkable small towns in  America, and it has some of the best antiquing out there!

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Address: Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve, 870 S Pilot Knob Rd, Galena, IL 61036, USA