The One Winter Activity Everyone In Illinois Should Try At Least Once

Though Illinois isn’t known for being a winter sports destination state, it can hold its own when it comes to one winter activity in particular: snowshoeing. Perfect for people of all ages and fitness levels, it’s just the thing to get your heart pumping during the snowy months.

Snowshoes can be rented in preserves and parks all over the state, making it easily accessible no matter where you’re located. So, find your nearest snowshoe rental spot (or purchase a pair of your own) and start trekking! Not convinced? Here’s why snowshoeing in Illinois simply must make your winter to-do list:

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/

Bundle up, strap on some snowshoes, and enjoy Illinois beautiful scenery this winter! Do you have a favorite spot for snowshoeing in Illinois? Let us know in the comments.