60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Chicago by Ted Villaire

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Chicago, 3rd Edition covers hikes in Illinois, Wisconsin and Northwest Indiana making it 60 hikes within 100 miles of downtown Chicago. It includes trails that Lizzie and I have already done like: Volo Bog State Natural Area, Starved Rock State Park, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and Moraine Hills State Park.…

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Volo Bog State Natural Area

When Lizzie and I were researching new places to hike we stumbled upon Volo Bog State Natural Area. It is an Illinois Nature Preserve and a National Natural Landmark. Volo Bog is the only quaking bog in the state of Illinois. Not being geology majors, we had to Google what a quaking bog is –…

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