Best National Parks In Chicago, IL

Chicago is a beautiful city with lots to do. Around Chicago, there are great national parks where you can experience the great outdoors. Here are the best national parks near Chicago, Illinois.

Ice Age National Scenic Trail is 1200 miles long and contains various state parks, regional parks, and attractions. There is so much to explore along the trail.

1. Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Indiana Dunes is 15 miles of Lake Michigan’s southern shore. There are 15,000 beautiful acres of dunes, wetlands, prairies, forests, and rivers.

2. Indiana Dunes National Park

3. Pullman National Monument

4. River Raisin Battlefield Park

5. Lincoln Home National Historic Site

6. Effigy Mounds National Monument

7. Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

8. Gateway Arch National Park

9. I & M Canal National Heritage Area

10. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

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