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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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Winter Mega Hike

Dates: Jan. 20, 2018 - Jan. 21, 2018
Category: Ongoing
Location: Starved Rock Lodge, IL
Phone: 815-220-7386

Join us for this year's Winter Mega Hike. To participate in this event, you MUST have some sort of additional traction for your footwear, such as Yak-trax or Katoohlas. The terrain is expected to be extremely icy. You will board a trolley with a pair of guides and be taken to the east end of the park where you will begin your trek. Hike will leave the Lodge at 8:30a.m. both days. You will hike a total of 13.4 miles and see all 18 canyons, where some of them will have frozen waterfalls. You will also go to 6 overlooks where you will have a good possibility to see bald eagles. Expected time for lunch is 1:00, with a finish time approximately 4:30pm. Included is trolley transportation, guides, boxed lunch (1/2 way) and a specially designed long sleeved shirt. If you arrive without the proper footwear, you will not be allowed to hike with the group. $37.00 per person. Reservations a must. For more information and to make a reservation please call 815-220-7386.


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