We highlight our recommendations for must-see hikes at Shawnee National Forest, located in Southern Illinois.
The Middle Fork River Forest Preserve is the only official Dark Sky Park in Illinois, and offers camping, hiking, birdwatching and more.
We provide a comprehensive roundup of outdoor activities around Champaign-Urbana to fill your entire year.
If you’re looking for a place to get away for the day, check out River Bend Forest Preserve in Mahomet, featuring Champaign County’s largest lake.
Imagination Grove at the Sugar Grove Nature Center is well worth the short drive from Champaign-Urbana — find out why we love this natural playscape.