Tag: Hiking

  • Wapello Land & Water Reserve

    Wapello is what Hanover, Illinois, was originally called, named for the chief of the Fox Indians, one of whose villages was located here. Many know this land as the “John Chapman Archaeological Site,” where the University of Illinois in 2003 excavated significant artifacts from two different American Indian cultures dating Read more [...]

  • Hanover Bluff State Natural Area

    This natural division represents the Illinois portion of the North American geo-biological feature known as the “Driftless Area.” This area is known for its scenic topography and rare plants, several of which are considered Midwestern endemics. Hanover Bluff is the first dedicated Nature Preserve located in the Wisconsin Driftless Natural Read more [...]

  • Tapley Woods State Natural Area

    This 260-acre timbered property provides public hunting areas, hiking and nature viewing. The topography of the area is very steep, consisting of unglaciated ridges. The entire hunting area is timbered, with mature oak and hickory, the dominant species. Undergrowth is dense which makes walking difficult. The area is bordered by Read more [...]