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Forest Glen Woods

Forest Glen Woods Forest Preserve 5420 N Forest Glen AveChicago,

An important corridor for migratory birds, Forest Glen is part of the Lower North Branch Preserves. This unique woodland, savanna, and floodplain ecosystem needs help from our volunteer community to remove invasive...

Free

Somme Woods

Somme Woods 1714 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL

Somme Woods has bur and white oak savannas and woodlands with massive old oaks, open marshes, and ephemeral ponds. Rich with native plants and animals, the savannas and woodlands are being restored to...

Free

Harms Woods East

Harms East Forest Preserve 265 Harms Road, Morton Grove, il

Harms Woods East is a mixture of upland woods, floodplain and wet woods lying east of the Chicago River. Work at this part of the site began in 2012 with brush removal...

Free

Oxbow Prairie

Oxbow Prairie 6800 N Caldwell Ave, Chicago, il

Oxbow Prairie, formed by an old loop in the river’s course, lies northwest of Bunker Hill Savanna. This old oxbow in the Chicago River’s North Branch is a combination of low, wet...

Free

Linne Woods

Linne Woods 6316 Dempster, Morton Grove, il

Linne Woods boasts such spring wildflowers as windflower and toothwort under a canopy of oaks and hickories with an understory of ironwood and black cherry. Directions: For Linne Woods north, go west...

Free

Indian Road Woods-CANCELLED

5901 N Central Ave Chicago IL, 60646 5901 N Central Ave, Chicago, IL

At Indian Road Woods visitors can stroll through a grove of stately old bur oaks on a bluff above the river. In springtime, a large population of the rare wild hyacinth provides...

Free