Traveling Ted is a blog that takes readers along on my adventures hiking, canoeing, skiing, and international backpacking. Many blogs focus on one aspect of backpacking, but I tackle both the outdoor adventure side and international exploration as well.

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Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area sunset

Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area sunset

Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area sunset

A Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area sunset near Morris, Illinois is a great spot to view this daily phenomenon. With unobstructed views for miles with nothing but tallgrass prairie and a few trees, one can see for miles. It helps to have a sunset framed over a picturesque glacial pond.

Usually a sunset gets better and better as the sun descends, but this was as good as it got during this hike as a bank of low laying thunder clouds hung on the horizon. The sun reflected off of these clouds and then disappeared behind the dark mass.

Adventure on!


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