Where is the Heritage Corridor?
The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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Chicago Portage Area | Bolingbrook Area | Joliet Area
Morris Area | Starved Rock Area | Putnam County

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Starved Rock Country Magazine

Starved Rock Country Magazine

110 W. Jefferson Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-431-4200 OR 815-433-9473
Fax: 815-433-1626
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Starved Rock Country is generally associated to be a geographic area that encompasses a 25 mile radius around Starved Rock State park. There are several appendages such as Morris, Henry, Mendota and Princeton that act as gateways into Starved Rock Country. The concept of Starved Rock Country has been percolating in the minds of locals for several years.

It was thought of as a great tool in which to highlight many of the unique adventures and opportunities available in the heart of the Illinois River Valley. Starved Rock Country celebrates the many local cultures, histories and personalities that make up this wonderful region. Enjoy the good life - experience the Starved Rock Country adventure today!

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