Day 233 – Illinois Northwest (Part 2)

Day 233 of Year Long Roadtrip Following Scenic Byways in the USA

Apple River Canyon State Park

We started out the day trying to find Charles Mound, the highest point in Illinois measuring 1,235 feet tall.  We were unsuccessful, but continued through
the maze of cornfields to Apple River Canyon State Park where we took a mile walk through the hardwood forest.  While the wildflower lined trail was shaded by trees, I think I would have rather walked along the nearby, flowing river. Our stroll just about did Petey in, so we hopped back in VANilla and turned south toward Mississippi Palisades State Park. Continue reading “Day 233 – Illinois Northwest (Part 2)”