These are some selected views of my recent visit. Considering that most of IL is either pancake flat or comprised of gently rolling prairie, I found this area to be surprisingly scenic!
The Illinois River, as viewed from Lover’s Leap
Starved Rock itself, from a distance
Hydro Project as viewed from Starved Rock
Hydro Project as viewed from Lover’s Leap
Sights along the inner trails
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More sights along the inner trails
Certain times of the year the waterfall runs here
Sure hope the rock wall stays up!
The stairways certainly help us old folks out....
Who knows what space aliens live here?
Boat for the optional river ride
Air-conditioning provided by nature
From the boat you get views like this one