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Group 63 Connector

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652' 199 m

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633' 193 m

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A quick connector trail through the center of the Group 63 bunkers

Eric Ashley

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The trails at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie are open year-round from 4:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Features: Birding — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife [Add/Remove]
Dogs: Leashed

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This doubletrack trail runs through the center of the Group 63 Bunker Field and is a good option for those who wish to explore things closer up. Particularly towards the east end of this trail, it offers visitors the chance to view a defunct ammunition bunker named Bunker 63-1. Numerous informational displays depict the history of bunkers like this one, as well as the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant that used to occupy this area.

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