Take a walk, go on a hike – all trails get you back to nature, and The Prairie State’s past, at Nachusa Grasslands
Ever wonder what it was like when “The Prairie State”lived up to its nickname? Or what kind of land a certain famous family’s little house was built on?
There’s a place with acreage as far as the eye can see that’ll satisfy your curiosity – and it’s not that far away.
Nestled in the Sauk Valley, just outside Franklin Grove, Nachusa Grasslands gives visitors thousands of acres where they can step back in to Illinois’ past and roam the once prodigious prairies. Open daily, it’s a perfect spot for people who want to get back to nature. You can take time to unwind, go on a hike or a leisurely stroll, or learn more about the region’s prairie past.