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Sagawau CanyonLemont, Illinois

Sagawau Canyon

Lemont, Illinois

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  • Date Posted: Jun 1, 2016
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A lush and intimate canyon with verdant fern-lined walls; curving, carving stream; and modest, yet picturesque, waterfall.

Lush ferns line the walls of Sagawau Canyon in Lemont, Illinois.

Lush ferns line the walls of Sagawau Canyon in Lemont, Illinois.

Features:

  • Intimate canyon of dolomite limestone and flowing stream
  • Outside the canyon is home to prairie, woodland, and fen

Highlights:

  • Summer: Lush, green ferns cover the craggy canyon walls

Best Times to Visit:

  • Spring through Fall when the nature center holds tours

Mike’s Thoughts: This beautiful, little canyon is something that you’d never expect to find so close to the city.

Notes: Regular tours are held by Sagawau Environmental Learning Center that’s located on site.

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