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Surrounding shade trees make this a pleasant addition to a longer run.
The Swamp White Oak Trail provides quick-and-easy access to a set of diverse ecosystems, as it travels from woodlands to grasslands before connecting with the Illinois Prairie Path - Aurora Branch
The Arlene Shoemaker Forest Preserve houses an uncommon example of "flatwoods," a clay-based woodland characterized by its ability to hold water above ground during the wet season and then become immensely hard and dry the rest of the year.
Flora & Fauna
Look for swamp white oak and shagbark hickory as you travel through the trees.