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Early settlers to Illinois, in an attempt to describe the unfamiliar terrain they were encountering, referred to it as a sea of grass with pretty flowers. Today, Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area serves as testimony to the prairies that once covered nearly 60 percent of the state. Located in Grundy County, Goose Lake Prairie is approximately 50 miles southwest of Chicago and 1 mile southwest of the confluence of the Kankakee and Des Plaines rivers. More than half of Goose Lake Prairie is a dedicated nature preserve, protected by law for future generations from any change to the natural environment. In addition to furnishing a look into Illinois past, the prairie provides important nesting habitat for endangered or threatened species of birds, such as the upland sandpiper and Henslows sparrow.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Senderos cubiertos de hierba un poco de elevación, fue un buen entrenamiento para este principiante.

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Buen sendero para caminar. Muchas plantas de la pradera y flores maravillosas para ver mientras caminas.

excursiones por la naturaleza
Thursday, October 03, 2013

Excelente si te gustan las praderas. Lea en Internet los detalles específicos de una pradera y aumentará su disfrute del sendero. Es plano pero eso es lo que es una pradera! Cuando sopla el viento, las hierbas se mueven como una ola de agua. El centro interpretativo es muy agradable explicando cosas también. La primavera es mejor para las flores silvestres, pero las aves la harán tranquila.

paseo
Saturday, September 18, 2010

Bonito parque para una caminata plana, pradera. Tienen un bonito centro de visitantes. Casi siempre puedes ver ciervos en la tarde. Solían tener un puente corto y flotante que era divertido, pero creo que nunca lo reemplazaron.

senderismo
Saturday, September 30, 2017

senderismo
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

paseo
Wednesday, September 25, 2013