Hike Lover's Leap Overlook Trail

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Lover's Leap Overlook Trail is a 1.8 mile loop featuring beautiful waterfalls and opportunities to see eagles.

Starved Rock State Park is just outside of Oglesby, Illinois. The park features sandstone bluffs and the Illinois River runs through the park. Dogs are allowed on trail if kept on leash. The trail is open year-round for a variety of activities.

The Lover's Leap Overlook Trail is rated as beginner to moderate, based on the amount of stairs on the trail.

Photos: Tom Gill

Distance

1.8 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

285 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Canoeing, Chillin, Camping, Fishing, Photography, Snowshoeing, Hiking

Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Groups
Picnic Area
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

LaSalle / Peru KOA

North Utica, Illinois

Kankakee South KOA

Kankakee, Illinois

Chicago Northwest KOA

Union, Illinois

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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