4 Cool And Calming Hikes To Take In Illinois To Help You Reflect On The Year Ahead

When the air becomes crisp and the weather threatens snow, it can be a challenge to get outside, but now is the perfect time to go on one of these winter hikes in Illinois. Clear your mind and find tranquility along these lesser trafficked paths. They will give you the perfect opportunity to reflect on the past year and the one to come. Scroll on for details about the best places to go on a winter walk in the Land of Lincoln.

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/

For more like this, check out the 15 most scenic hikes in Illinois.

What other winter hikes do you enjoy in Illinois? Share your favorites with us below in the comments.

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