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Illinois outdoors: Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway

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Click here for today's column for the beginning of a two-day journey along the Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway.

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The photo of the mallards in flooded timber came from a stop at Chillicothe Bottoms, a new Ducks Unlimited project on the edge of town, a cooperative effort by DU and Audubon, near the end of our day exploring the Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway.

Click here for planning your own journey along the byway.


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I love the drive along the river road and decided to create an audio tour that can be listened to while taking ad drive in the area. Check it out at www.hallslearning.com.

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This page contains a single entry by Dale Bowman published on March 24, 2013 6:09 PM.

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