OGLESBY, Ill. (WTVO) — The popularity of one state park id causing serious parking problems.
Illinois State Police say the number of people visiting Starved Rock State Park is creating a safety issue.
The park in La Salle County gets about 2 million visitors a year. That’s resulted in vehilces being parked along Routes 178 and 71, which are ‘no parking tow-away’ zones.
Vehicles violating the no parking zones will be towed and citations may be issued.
People planning a trip are encouraged to visit Starved Rock Park’s Facebook page for parking capacity updates.