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The Forest Preserve District of Will County is building its first access area for Plum Valley Preserve and its first dog park in eastern Will County. View more information.
Fall generally offers ample opportunities to find all sorts of fungus in the preserves and as cooler, wet weather moves in, be on the lookout while on the trails. View more information.
In 2015, the Forest Preserve is beginning a three-phase development of Plum Valley Preserve in Crete Township. View more information.

The 455-acre Plum Valley Preserve was acquired between 1990 and 2000.

The preserve is part of the Plum Creek preservation system, which conserves more than 2,300 acres of land.

Natural Resources

Plum Valley Preserve protects forest and wetland habitat, and a portion of Plum Creek.

Wildlife found at the preserve includes a variety of reptiles and birds.

The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including lobed violet, sycamore, red pine, and fire pink.

The site is managed with prescribed burning to protect and enhance its natural resources. Learn more about the Districtís land management activities.
Plum Valley Preserve Flora
Photograph Courtesy of Joel Craig
Plum Valley Preserve is located south of Burville Road and east of Route 394 in Crete Township.

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