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Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve

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5360 Mulford road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
+1 815-877-6100
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Nature walk

Summertime a lot of wild flowers for nature lovers. Nice walking and bike path. Good place for... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2015
Linda E
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Cherry Valley, Illinois
Beautiful

Beautiful park. Lots of walking. Free like most parks in Illinois. Illinois nature is very... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2015
Sarah L
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951 acres total; 80 acres of prairie restorations. The District's largest contiguous tract of forest, home to many birds that require large tracts of forest for their survivial (hooded warbler, acadian flycatcher, broad-winged hawk and veery). Provides a wealth of fishing and hiking activities. Equestrian trails are provided and accessible from the adjacent Espenscheid Forest Preserve. Traditional picnic facilities. State's highly ranked Kishwaukee River runs through the property.
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2 Jul 2015
“Nature walk”
25 May 2015
“Beautiful”
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5360 Mulford road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
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+1 815-877-6100
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

Summertime a lot of wild flowers for nature lovers. Nice walking and bike path. Good place for picnics!

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Beautiful park. Lots of walking. Free like most parks in Illinois. Illinois nature is very beautiful no matter what park you go to.

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Blackhawk Springs is accessible from Mulford and Perryville Roads. This 629.9-acre preserve is one of the largest in the Winnebago County Park District. This tract is heavily wooded, and provides a wealth of fishing and hiking activities. A new 2-mile paved recreation trail winds through...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2012

Wonderful park for a walk! Nature was at it's best. The views were great and it was not too crowded!

Thank AnnCRockford
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