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Randolph County

More outdoor adventures await in Randolph County, especially for hiking enthusiasts. Piney Creek Ravine is home to the largest body of prehistoric rock art in Illinois. Red Bud is a fun day trip because it is home to two different wineries, a brewery, and great eateries. Sparta is best known for being the home to the World Shooting and Recreational Complex, which has the longest trap shooting line in the world. Chester is the hometown of Popeye the Sailor Man creator E.C. Segar, so you can visit the Spinach Can Collectibles shop for a souvenir and go on a scavenger hunt for Popeye character statues throughout town!

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