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Dianne Nora Nature Trail

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Beautiful trail through a wetland full of birds and other wildlife.


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2.4

Miles

3.8

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Runnable

736' 224 m

High

721' 220 m

Low

21' 6 m

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21' 7 m

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Open dawn to dusk. The parking lot gate is closed during the winter, though access to the trail is allowed for running, snowshoeing and skiing. Rockton Township owns and manages 15 acres of the land where the parking lot and Wildlife Overlook are located at 3714 W. Rockton Road, Rockton, IL 61072.

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No water or restrooms are available at this site.

Description

Park at the parking lot at 3714 W. Rockton Road, Rockton, IL 61072. The trail follows the perimeter of a large wetland full of wildlife. The first half mile or so is a mowed grass path, then the trail is paved with gravel for the next mile or so. The last mile of the trail is mowed grass surface again.

Flora & Fauna

Waterfowl, prairie wildflowers, otters, beavers.

Contacts

Land Manager: Natural Land Institute

Shared By:

Jim Johannsen

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#166

in Illinois

#16,869

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