Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Views
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.
Look for swamp white oak and shagbark hickory as you travel through the trees.