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  • Author: Todd Volker
  • Softcover; 275 pages; black-and-white photos and maps
  • FirstServePress; copyright 2004
  • Built up of several already-popular trails the Grand Illinois offers a wide variety of trail experiences
  • You can trek from one corner of the state to the other, pedal along the blue shores of Lake Michigan and hike along scenic, rugged river bluffs
  • Explore old stagecoach routes, follow along railroad corridors and river bottoms and experience Illinois nature
  • The course runs between towns and between neighborhoods, making a route that can be used for enjoyable errands and trips
  • Stop at noteworthy destination gems such as Starved Rock State Park, Chicago Lakefront, Mississippi Palisades State Park and historic Galena
  • Trail also provides access to unique natural environments and along some of the most valuable rivers in the state
  • It is also a trail of exploration and discovery for more than recreation; it's a unique way to learn about Illinois history
  • All-in-all, the trail connects the resources of 12 existing trails, 12 major parks and at least 45 cities and villages

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