Distance

1.8 Miles

Elevation Gain

285 Feet

Activities

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

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

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

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

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Distance

1.8 Miles

Elevation Gain

285 Feet

Activities

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

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

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