A beautiful gem hidden within Chicago’s city limits with a unique topography formed by the forces of Lake Michigan. Once inside and surrounded by nature, you may very well forget that you’re in the city at all.
- Sand prairie, wet prairie, black oak savanna, and ridge-and-swale topography
- Astonishing numbers of botanical diversity within a small area.
- May: Wild geraniums
Best Times to Visit:
- May through September for the varying wildflowers
Notes: The preserve is located in the Powderhorn Lake Forest Preserve.
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