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Evans-Judge Preserve
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Preservation

The 182-acre Evans-Judge Preserve was acquired between 2002 and 2003.

The preserve is part of the Kankakee River preservation system, which conserves approximately 340 acres of land.

Natural Resources

Evans-Judge Preserve protects a diversity of habitats, including forest, savanna, wetland, and a portion of the Kankakee River.

Amenities and Activities

Trails

Evans-Judge Preserve features 1.74 miles of natural surface trail, ideal for the following activities:Because the preserve was originally an island, the trail may get muddy at times due to flooding, and may be periodically closed for safety.

Fishing

The preserve offers access to shoreline fishing on the Kankakee River. Statewide and District regulations apply. Learn more about fishing in the forest preserves.

Geocaching

Permits are available for geocaching at this preserve. Learn more about geocaching permits.
Evans-Judge Preserve Flora
Photograph Courtesy of Dorian Jarrette
Location
Evans-Judge Preserve is located on Route 113, south of the Kankakee River and west of Kankakee River State Park in Wilmington.

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Hours
8 a.m.-Sunset
Recreational Activities
Cross-Country Skiing
Fishing
Geocaching
Hiking/Running
Snowshoeing
Wildlife Viewing
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