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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Illinois Nature Preserves: Find a Nature Preserve

Find information on Illinois Nature Preserves and the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission. (Braxton)

Illinois Nature Preserves Online Directory

Nature preserves provide unique opportunities for public enjoyment, scientific study, and education.  While not all Illinois Nature Preserves are open to the public (note that some are privately owned), many publicly owned nature preserves offer public access for hiking and nature observation.

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