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Teale Woods Preserve
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Preservation

The 14-acre Teale Woods Preserve was acquired in 1994.

The preserve is part of the Des Plaines River preservation system, which conserves more than 2,400 acres of land.

The preserve was named after naturalist Edwin Way Teale, who was born in Joliet and was a champion of small "wild" areas in cities.

Natural Resources

Teale Woods protects forest habitat.

Amenities and Activities

Trails

Teale Woods features 0.3 mile of paved trail, ideal for the following activities:Teale Woods Preserve Users
Photograph Courtesy of Laura Kiran
Location
Teale Woods Preserve is located on Center Street, south of Theodore Street in Joliet. Street parking is available on Center Street.

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