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by Thomas Garman | 06/15/2009
On May 16th I walked to the Volo Bog from the Fox Lake Metra station, a distance of approximately 4 miles. The google maps route suggested for walking is fairly accurate. It is an easy walk mainly along frontage roads and through a residential area.
My reason for going out to the Bog was to explore the idea of Landscape Tourism, where Nature is seen primarily as a destination, a place to visit. Hence I was primarily interested in the process of getting out there. Here are some photos from my trip: