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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.

The 205-acre Walnut Hollow was acquired between 1973 and 1992.

The preserve is part of the Spring Creek preservation system, which conserves more than 1,900 acres of land.

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Walnut Hollow protects a diversity of habitats, including forest, savanna, wetland, and a portion of Spring Creek.

The preserve is home to a variety of plant species, including turtlehead, downy wafer ash, and red pine.
Walnut Hollow Wildlife
Photograph Courtesy of Joel Craig
Walnut Hollow is located north of Route 6/Maple Road and east and west of Briggs Street in Joliet Township.

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