Rock Creek Station state parks reopen

Rock Creek Station State Historical Park and the adjacent state recreation area near Fairbury have reopened to the public after a wildfire burned 1,800 acres of land.

The historical park sustained significant damage after the wildfire, though the reconstructed historical buildings narrowly were saved from the flames.

No damage occurred at the state recreation area, which offers camping and other recreation, including trails.

Those wishing to ride or hike back country trails at the two parks first should check with the park office about access. Some trails were heavily damaged and may not be pa...


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