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Attractions at Utica

Things to Do Near Starved Rock State Park

Located in Utica, Illinois, Grand Bear Resort is surrounded by the natural beauty and adventure of the Starved Rock Area - rich in history and bursting with fun things to do. Enjoy hiking through Starved Rock State Park, one of the most beautiful parks in the Midwest, and explore sandstone canyons, waterfalls and miles of hiking trails. Enjoy whitewater rafting, canoeing, boating and fishing on the Illinois River and I & M Canal Waterway, and tee off on the pristine fairways of Senica's Oak Ridge Golf Club. Grand Bear Resort is minutes from charming wineries and exciting adventures like horseback riding, sky diving and auto racing.
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Starved Rock State Park

One of the most beautiful parks in Illinois, Starved Rock State Park offers a breathtaking landscape of dramatic canyons, bluffs, rock formations, waterfalls, and 13 miles of hiking trails.
2668 East 873 Road, Oglesby, Illinois 61348   |   815-667-4726

Matthiessen State Park

Explore this beautiful geological landscape of dramatic canyons, rock formations, cliffs and forest. Matthiessen State Park is a paradise for adventure with miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails.
15 Matthiessen Ln, Oglesby, Illinois 61348   |   815-667-4868

Zip Chicago

Enjoy a high-flying adventure with Zip Chicago, featuring zipline tours through the native trees at 45 MPH and at 90 feet above the river valley with stellar views of Chicago's skyline.
2681 E Rte 6, Marseilles, Illinois 61341   |   815-795-5001

Skydive Chicago

Fly through the air and experience the ride of your life. Experience a free-fall from 13,500 at 120 MPH and enjoy amazing panoramic views as you slowly descend back to earth.
3215 East 1969th Road, Ottawa, Illinois 61350   |   815-433-0000

Senica's Oak Ridge Golf Club

Tee off on the 18-hole links style course carved out of the oak woodlands of La Salle, Illinois. The beautiful par 72 course features rolling fairways, lakes, streams, and challenging sands.
658 U.S 6, LaSalle, Illinois 61301   |   815-223-7273
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