Where is the Illinois River Road?
Traversing both east and west sides of the Illinois River from Ottawa, 150 miles south to Havana, the Illinois River Road has spurs to the communities of Princeton and Canton. The Illinois River Road corridor has over 100 natural and historic sites and numerous unique communities located throughout its 10-county region.

The Scenic Byway is conveniently located between Chicago and St. Louis, but just far enough to get away from it all. So get off the beaten path and see what the Illinois River Road has in store for you!

  
  


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Laura Bradley Park
1500 N. Park Road, Peoria, IL 61604



Listing Photo Established in the late 19th century, the 140-acre Laura Bradley Park is the centerpiece of Peoria's University District. Operated by the Peoria Park District, this large park, located adjacent to Bradley University, traverses a high bluff woodland that grades down into the floodplain of Dry Run Creek. Along with numerous picnic sites, the park also features a beautiful Japanese bridge over Dry Run Creek, a disc golf course, walking/jogging trails, a cross-country track, tennis, volleyball, shuffleboard and horseshoe courts, and Corn Stock Theatre, a performing arts theater, and a new dog park, all strewn through a magnificent oak-hickory urban forest. Notable historic landmarks include the Christopher Columbus statue, Japanese Bridge and Iron Bridge.


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GPS: 40.70947, -89.62457
Site Access: free; 7am-11pm
Phone: 309-681-2902



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