By Chris Aquino

Matthiessen State Park

State/Province/Region
IL
Country
US
Nearest Area
Routes 71 and 178
Town
Utica
Brief Directions

From I-88, exit at Utica (Rte. 178) and go south through the town of Utica and cross the Illinois River. Park entrance approximately 1/2 mile south of Route 71 on Route 178. Second park entrance (river area) approx. 1 mile south of Route 71 on Route 178.

Notes

There are two areas for Matthiessen S. P. One is the dells area (the main features are deep canyons and waterfalls) and the other is the river area. While spring is the time when the waterfalls are flowing the most, good images can be made in autumn and winter as well at both sites.

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Date Added
March 16, 2009
Date Taken
January 1, 1970

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