Thanks to today’s technology, you can explore the great outdoors without leaving the comfort of your beautiful Algonquin apartment. This part of Illinois is chock-full of amazing outdoor places for people to virtually visit online. Let’s take a look at just a few of these outdoor destinations in Algonquin that you can check out virtually.
Spring Lake Forest Preserve
Part of the Forest Preserves of Cook County, Spring Lake is a favorite among tourists as well as residents. The Spring Lake Forest Preserve is full of spectacular sights. Even more, many of them are available on YouTube. In over thirteen minutes of this footage, a camera follows a horse and walking loop through this beautifully forested area.
Algonquin Park Backcountry
Members of the husband-and-wife team of Timber Life documented a five-day adventure through the Barron Canyon during a canoe trip into the backcountry of the Algonquin Park. Nearly fifteen minutes of their video showcases the Barron River. Especially exciting, it includes wildlife living in this wonderful waterway. Join this couple of campers as they explore this wooded area with waterfalls, trees, and stunning scenery serving as beautiful backdrops.
Makers Mark Multi-Use Path
Finally, take a quick trek down the Makers Mark Multi-Use Path with the Village of Algonquin. Both pedestrians and bicyclists travel down the Prairie Trail connecting the old town area with Maker’s Park businesses and the surrounding region. Additionally, this project is partially funded by a Bicycle Path Grant Program from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
BONUS: Algonquin From Above
After your online tour of these outdoor venues in Algonquin, check out the library’s virtual classes.
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