This Nature Preserve In Illinois Has Forests, Prairies, And Wetlands All-In-One
There’s a diverse nature preserve in Mokena, Illinois that deserves more of your attention. This wondrous place is an all-in-one Midwest adventure that you’ll never forget. Whether you like going for hikes, bird-watching, picnicking, or just laying out in the sun, you’ll find one of your favorite nature activities here. Check out what makes this place so spectacular.
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Hickory Creek Preserve is open daily between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m., and you can get more details on its Facebook page. If you’ve ever been to this diverse nature preserve, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.
Address: 10537 West La Porte Road, Mokena, IL 60448
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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