Chart a course for Seneca's Spring Brook Marina

Chart a course for Seneca's Spring Brook Marina

Since its founding in 1961, Spring Brook has been home to one of Starved Rock Country's premiere marinas, boat sellers and riverfront dining destinations.Perched on a beautiful stretch of the Illinois River in Seneca, located less than an hour and a half from the heart of downtow…
Heritage Harbor Float-in draws big crowds

Heritage Harbor Float-in draws big crowds

Nearly 600 people grabbed their favorite floats, or their best beach blankets, and headed out to the Heritage Harbor Marina Friday night, for at float-in screening of "Jaws."
Small but Mighty Hikes

Small but Mighty Hikes

Not all hikes are created equal. And that's a good thing.SPRING LAKE NATURE PARKSpring Lake Nature Park’s trail system is an ideal option for families seeking easy access to nature. Six of the trails are mostly level, which are easy for young children to travel.On the trails, hik…
Starved Rock Country Golf Guide

Starved Rock Country Golf Guide

Here's your offical SRC guide to some of the best golf courses near Starved Rock State Park! Scroll down to see a full list:Course List:Anderson Fields Golf Course: Chapel Hill Golf Course: Dayton Ridge Golf Course: Dwight Country Club: Earlville Golf Club: The Eastwood Golf Cour…
A sea of sunflowers: Must see sights at Matthiessen State Park

A sea of sunflowers: Must see sights at Matthiessen State Park

Last summer, Kelsey Adair and her boyfriend, Mike Smallberger, and their then-8-month-old twins took a trip to Matthiessen State Park in Oglesby to hike. It’s one of the family’s favorite spots, but last summer they found another reason it’s ranked so high for them. The park is 1…
Starved Rock Country Parks Guide

Starved Rock Country Parks Guide

Starved Rock Country is home to some of the best hiking, sightseeing and camping destinations in the Midwest. This is your guide to planning a trip to Starved Rock, Buffalo Rock and Matthiessen State Park. We've got individual guides and special SRC tips for you here too.Jump ahe…
What it's like to ride a zip line at Zip Chicago

What it's like to ride a zip line at Zip Chicago

My hands were gripped tightly around my harness while the wind whisked past my face as I glided through the air and among the treetops at Zip Chicago in Marseilles.To see a video of this SRC adventure, head over to our youtube channel!