Lakewood was the first Lake County forest preserve I ever visited. I remember my first hike was on a hot and humid day in 1985, when pretty much everything was taller than me. #25 is on a trail aptly named 1mile loop off of the Millennium Trail, East It’s accessible from the main lots orContinue reading “Lakewood and Millennium Trail”
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Pink on Pink. These milkweeds are getting a workout in on Old School’s pink, exercise trail!
There’s no place like home. While this project has allowed me to fall in love all of the Lake County Forest Preserves, I think Rollins will always feel like home, where it all started.
The milkweeds at Raven Glen do not have a paper crane friend to hang out with this year, but they do have a rock art neighbor. I think this place feels loved.
Lyons Wood makes me feel like there’s a touch of magic in the air. It has a uniqueness that separates it just a little from our other preserves.
Ray Lake 2023
Sterling Lake at Van Patten Woods
These milkweeds have great albeit rocky views of water, a great place to relax!
Contrary to its name, Pine Dunes features few pines but it does have beautiful views of water features!