10/10/2014 01:23 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Illinois' Most Popular State Parks for Fall

Cool temperatures, colorful foliage and a spooky atmosphere can only mean one thing: fall has come to Illinois. There is arguably no better place to fully appreciate and witness this metamorphosis than in Illinois' scenic state parks.

Get out and enjoy the last few weeks of bearable weather by taking a trip with family and friends to one of these Illinois state parks that are most popular to visit in autumn, according to

12. Silver Springs State Fish and Wildlife Area - Yorkville, Ill.


11. Lowden State Park - Oregon, Ill.


10. Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park - Atkinson, Ill.


9. Castle Rock State Park - Oregon, Ill.


8. Walnut Point State Park - Oakland, Ill.


7. Argyle Lake State Park - Colchester, Ill.


See the six most popular state parks in Illinois at Reboot Illinois to see where you should spend your fall viewing the changing leaves.

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