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Messenger WoodsNature PreserveHomer Glen, Illinois

Messenger Woods
Nature Preserve

Homer Glen, Illinois

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  • Date Posted: Jun 1, 2016
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Springtime finds me wandering the woodland. Mesmerized by hypnotic fields of bluebells and white trilliums, I cross the same stream for the fifth time. Disoriented, I wonder where I am. It’s easy to lose yourself here.

White trillium carpet the woodland floor at Messenger Woods in Homer Glen, Illinois.

White trillium carpet the woodland floor at Messenger Woods in Homer Glen, Illinois.

Features:

  • Beautiful woodland where you can easily get lost in the beauty.

Highlights:

  • Spring for woodland wildflowers
  • Autumn color

Best Time to Visit:

  • April for the breathtaking display of Virginia bluebells
  • Fall for the changing colors

Mike’s Thoughts: Spring is when I come to get lost in the beauty of Messenger Woods. After five consecutive months of gray, brown, and white, springtime at Messenger Woods delights the visual sense.

Notes: The preserve entrance is located at the very back of the parking area.

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