Are you looking to get closer to nature on your next vacation? Well, check out our cabins near Oglseby, Illinois. This town is situated next to two of Illinois' best state parks. Starved Rock State Park is well-known for its steep sandstone canyons formed by glacial meltwater. There are also several waterfalls. Lover’s Leap Overlook offers unparalleled views of the river and Starved Rock Dam. There is also plenty of wildlife, including white-tailed deer, bald eagles, and migratory birds. Matthiessen State Park is set along the Vermilion River. The northern part has a lake and canyons carved out by the stream, which eventually take guests to the waterfalls. A large prairie separates the south portion, which has wooded trails which lead down to the river and views of the scenic bluffs.