On Memorial Day the better half and I took a short trip to Starved Rock state park. It's on the Illinois river.
If you plan to hike there, you will be going up and down
We parked down by the river and then when up
There are many creatures carved from tree trunks on display
There is a beautiful old lodge that reminds me of places out west.
More trail shots
I don't know who she is but her dad was nice to let me take her picture. She reminded both my wife and I of our youngest daughter at that age.
I'm a regular visitor of Unknown Mami's SIMC photo collection. You should check her photo links (click the box).