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Watersmeet Prairie Grove

Watersmeet Prairie Grove 1899 winnetka road, northfield

Named for the joining of the Middle and East Forks of the North Branch of the Chicago River, Watersmeet Prairie Grove has a wide variety of communities, from a limey, wet woods...

Free

Linne Prairie

Linne Prairie 8874 Lehigh Ave, Morton Grove

Linne Prairie is a different site from the rest of the North Branch preserves. The area was used as temporary storage for a huge pile of limestone excavated for the deep tunnel...

Free

Somme Prairie Grove

Somme Prairie Grove 1714 Dundee Rd, Northbrook

Somme Prairie Grove is a mosaic of prairie, savanna, and woodland. Flowers and grasses such as purple milkweed, cream gentian, bottlebrush grass, and Joe Pye weed contribute to its high quality. Indian...

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Bunker Hill Savanna

Bunker Hill Forest Preserve 6800 Caldwell Ave, Chicago

Winding west and north along the bluff above the Chicago River, the bike path runs through the Forest Preserve known as Bunker Hill Savanna and Sidney Yates Flatwoods . Bounded by Caldwell,...

Free

Labagh-Hernandez Woods

Labagh-Hernandez Woods 5275 N. Cicero, Chicago

Located on the North Branch of the Chicago River, LaBagh is an important stopover point for birds during their spring and fall migration journeys. Most of LaBagh is made up of floodplain...

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