Illinois State Parks

Illinois

Escape to Illinois' Iconic State Parks

From the monolithic mountains of Illinois' State Parks to their spry baby deer, the diversity of natural wonders you will encounter here is incredible. Come ice climbing, rappel down a mountain face, or watch otters frolic in canyon-threading rivers. At these top Illinois State Parks, you are sure to make memories that you will always treasure.

Best Illinois State Parks for Families

Baby deer and rushing waterfalls, gaping caves and legendary creatures are some of the draws of these Illinois State Parks for families on vacation:

Best Places to Stay for State Parks in Illinois

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Illinois, United States
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Creal Springs, Williamson County, Illinois
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The Galena Territory, Guilford Township, Illinois
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Best Illinois State Parks for Hiking

Walk as silently as a Native American brave through parkland inhabited over a thousand years ago. Tread softly as you spot raptors and silent deer. Discover secret waterfalls and more at these Illinois State Parks for hikers:

Recommended Accommodations for State Parks in Illinois

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Buncombe, Elvira Precinct, Illinois
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Rock Island, Rock Island Township, Illinois
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The Galena Territory, Guilford Township, Illinois
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Best Illinois State Parks for Adventure Sports

Plunge into outdoor activities at these dynamic State Parks. Rappel down ledges and dive into the crystalline depths of Lake Michigan. Here are some of Illinois' most thrilling State Parks:

Top Offers for State Parks in Illinois

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Brussels, Point, Illinois
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Goreville, Johnson County, Illinois
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Rockford, Rockford Township, Illinois
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