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Wonders of Will County: Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve

Event information

Date: Saturday, August 31, 2024

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 10 and older.

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve

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A blue-spotted salamander on a log lightly covered in moss.

Event details

Rare and mysterious. Exceptionally unique. Wonders of the world. Are these distant lands or fairytales? No, these describe several preserves right here in Will County! On these naturalist-led hikes, discover the plants, animals and land formations that make up some of our most protected sites. Meet the Wonders of Will County in Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve. The diversity of prairie wildflowers in one of the few remaining savanna woodlands is just a taste of what sets this preserve apart.

Event requirements

Registration is required by Thursday, Aug. 24: 708-946-2216.


This hike will be no longer than 1.5 miles and take place on natural and crushed limestone surfaces. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.