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Turkey Run State Park
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deep 13   11 minutes ago
added a review of Poplar Creek Trail
 

Poplar creek is a nice hike through the suburbs. Lots of trees and nature. It features several short trails for...
deep 13   9 minutes ago
added a review of Busse Forest Elk Pasture
 

Short trail for hiking. The name is misleading, as there are no actual elk there. Nice paved path, but not...
James Tracy   16 minutes ago
added 10 photos.
 
 

Cool
dennisbischof   3 hours ago
commented on a photo of SoHi Campground
 
Love this campground, lovely large sites and great rates.
dennisbischof   3 hours ago
added 8 photos.
 
Catskill Camping at its best!
dennisbischof   3 hours ago
added SoHi Campground
 
A wonderful Hudson Valley campground nestled in the Catskill Mountains of NY
papasmurf454   9 hours ago
added 9 photos.
 
North and South Upper Falls
papasmurf454   9 hours ago
added 2 photos.
 
Mink Lake Trail
James Tracy   12 hours ago
added a review of Killpecker
 

This is a short hike right on the base of the mountains. Not particular high or difficult, but worth a...
James Tracy   12 hours ago
added a review of Ayer's Landing
 

This is a nice camping spot right off the Fox River. It's popular, crowded, and busy, but it acts as...

This park is a nice little place off the Fox river. It's well maintained, and has reasonable amenities. It's not...
joyannb   15 hours ago
added a review of Gardiner County Park
 

Nice hike very flat. Good view of the Robert Moses Bridge. Mosquitoes bad in summer
jongullotti   1 day ago
asked a question about Monadnock State Park
 
Do you have any tent camping sites available for evening of 8/4? If so, how can I reserve it? Thanks. Jon...
deep 13   1 day ago
answered a question about Illini State Park
 
$10-$30 depending on the site.
deep 13   1 day ago
added a review of Illini State Park
 

I Like this park a lot. It's a well kept secret to the Starved Rock area. Close, but not too...
deep 13   1 day ago
added a review of Eaton Preserve Park
 

This is a cool little preserve that has two sections. The first is the main preserve with hiking trails and...

Fun longer hike in Naperville. Too close to shopping centers, but once you walk out from there, it's not too...
deep 13   1 day ago
added a review of Centennial Trail
 

This hike is just ok. Too close to suburbia, but lots of plants and trees. Don't make a special trip...

Blackwell is a cool little park in the middle of the suburbs. It's got a couple of lakes, a few...

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