Best Tent Camping: Illinois, Shawnee National Forest, John Schirle, Menasha Ridge Press

Braving A Hike on Snake Road in Illinois

Snakes.  Slithery, tongue-flicking, inevitably the bad guys in folklore and fantasy. Fascinating creatures to view at the zoo or in the pages of National Geographic, but most of us who enjoy the outdoors would rather avoid sudden encounters with them on the trail. Even when...

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