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Illinois state parks, campgrounds will host thousands of curious viewers when the solar eclipse hits on April 8

Youngsters relaxing at Pyramid State Park near Pinckneyville, Ill., in August 2017 – the day of the last major eclipse of the sun. Southern Illinois will again be a viewing site for the 2024 eclipse, which will occur on Monday, April 8. (Photo by Tracey Wik)

Are you ready to witness a cosmic spectacle like no other?
Southern Illinois is gearing up to host the total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024. If you plan to join the thousands flocking to the region for this awe-inspiring event, I’d like to share some advice for those just now starting to make your 2024 Solar Eclipse plans.

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