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A short, rewarding loop around Beaver Slough, Horsetail Pond, and Catfish Pond.


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0.8

Miles

1.2

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Runnable

759' 231 m

High

750' 229 m

Low

9' 3 m

Up

9' 3 m

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Features Birding · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Portions of this trail enter into the Brewster Creek Marsh Nature Preserve. Stay on the trail and observe posted signs.

Runner Notes

This trail is an easy-traveling crushed-rock path great for a morning jaunt. Be courteous to other users and tread lightly, as dragging your feet may disturb their enjoyment of your mutual surroundings.

Description

This lovely loop follows a crushed-rock path around Catfish Pond, Horsetail Pond, and Beaver Slough. In addition to plenty of serene pond views, the area is rich in birds and local wildlife.

Flora & Fauna

Look for ducks, cranes, herons, hawks, owls, and beavers as you explore.

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Shared By:

Eric Ashley

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#378

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#33,974

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Lots of wild daisies to see.
Aug 26, 2017 near Wayne, IL
Lots of these small white flowers everywhere.
Aug 26, 2017 near Wayne, IL
Usually we see turtles sunbathing, but can you see the amphibian here?
Aug 26, 2017 near Wayne, IL
One of the many small fish you can see in these small lakes/ponds.
Aug 26, 2017 near Wayne, IL

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