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The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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Morris Area | Starved Rock Area | Putnam County

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Starved Rock Mega Hike

Grab your hiking boots and head out to Starved Rock for their 2017 Mega Hike.  It's a great opportunity to escape from the clutches of the technology that binds us as well as embrace a renued connection with the outdoors.  

Starved Rock Park is a world apart from anything else in Illinois! You will know it the minute you enter the park, as you wind your car through the towering trees. Amazing waterfalls are active in the spring and after heavy rains.


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Starved Rock's Fall Mega Hike is a hike you won’t want to miss! The hikes leave the Lodge at 8:30, 9 & 9:30am both days (September 23 and 24). Lunch will be eaten halfway through the trek, around 1, 1:30 and 2pm. We expect to return and conclude the hike at 4:30, 5 & 5:30pm.

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You’ll begin the day by boarding a Starved Rock trolley which will take you to the east end of the park to begin the hike. Included is trolley transportation, guides, a boxed lunch halfway through and a specially designed performance t-shirt for the event. $37.00 per person. Reservations required. 

For more information and to make a reservation please call 815-220-7386.  .

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