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

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