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“Fun times”

Starved Rock State Park
Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Utica
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Known for its magnificent rock formations of St. Peter sandstone, this scenic park offers many hiking and horseback riding trails plus fishing and boating along the banks of the Illinois River.
Metamora
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fun times”
Reviewed December 2, 2012

Great scenery, loved going here during the fall season. Great for taking pictures with a beautiful background.

Visited October 2012
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Rockford, Illinois
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8 reviews
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“One of the best”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

A great place for hiking any time of the year! The 2 best times to go for the water falls are after a good rain in the summer and hard freeze in the winter. But really, any time is a good time. It's always an adventure!

Visited January 2012
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Cypress, California
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Husband/dog time!”
Reviewed November 30, 2012

My husband loves to take our dog and hike the trails at Starved Rock....beautiful park! There are miles and miles of trails and a great view of the river!

Visited September 2012
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Yorkville, Illinois
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Love this place”
Reviewed November 29, 2012

Amazing opportunity to enjoy nature! Beautiful canyons, overlooks, and waterfalls. Love this place! I just hope that they leave it free... THIS IS WHAT I PAY TAXES FOR IN IL! charge out of state visitors... Not us!

Visited November 2012
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Maquoketa, Iowa
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great park”
Reviewed November 27, 2012

wonderful park with beautiful scenery. Great walking trails, well maintained. A place to relax and enjoy nature. Awesome pictures.

Visited October 2012
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