Distance: 3.63 miles
This 106-mile loop takes you through the Elkhorn Mountains,gold-mining ghost-towns, and along elegant lakes and rivers. You can learn a lot of history here, as well as enjoy hunting, fishing, camping, boating,
skiing, and hiking in a picturesque setting.
Distance: 55.13 miles
The Illinois River Valley imparts feelings of awe at the power of the river winding its way through a land form carved by glacial melt water. Experience the seasonal colors and rhythms of the forests, wetlands, bluffs, and prairies on your own or follow one of seven different nature activity guides.
Distance: 74.34 miles
Love nature? Then take the Great Divide National Scenic Highway
through the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and revel in the
wonderful diversity of plant and animal life in the majestic
Northwoods. The byway passes through forests harboring black bear,
timber wolves and white-tailed deer. It crosses lakes, swamps and
bogs alive with beaver, loons and bald eagles. Lakes and rivers are
Distance: 132.73 miles
Wisconsin's Great River Road flanks the majestic Mississippi River as it leisurely winds its way along 250 miles of Wisconsin's western border. Along its way, the road is nestled between the river on one side and towering bluffs on the other, becoming one of the most scenic drives in mid-America.
Distance: 146.94 miles
Discover the dramatic vistas of "Old Man River," from its limestone bluffs in the north to sandy floodplains in the south. Enjoy the hospitality of river townspeople. Visit Iowa's 11 interpretive centers from Effigy Mounds National Monument in the north to George M. Verity Riverboat Museum in Keokuk.
Distance: 150.40 miles
This site is a normally dry reservoir and dam built by the Army Corps of Engineers for flood control on Farm Creek. The immediate value of this dam is to store flood waters that would otherwise flood parts of East Peoria, IL, which is just downstream from the dam. It is also part of the overall plan of the Corps of Engineers for flood control in the Illinois River and Mississippi River systems.