Matthiessen State Park...

I currently live 7 minutes away from Matthiessen State Park & Starved Rock (in Illinois). Living in the area for about 5 years (on and off), I'm ashamed to admit that I rarely visit either of these places.

When I do, though, it's always a good time and the perfect opportunity to bring out my beloved Nikon.

Yesterday's Matthiessen trip was taken with Maddox, Amanda (my sister) and Melissa (her friend).

It was pretty hot, but we had fun!
 The stairs coming back up from the waterfall were F#@%ING TERRIBLE really fun to climb! ;)
Can't wait to go back when the leaves begin to change!

Here are some of the pictures from the hundreds that I snapped (I actually went through 2 batteries!):

Amanda & Melissa

Thanks for reading!


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