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.
Evans-Judge Preserve protects a diversity of habitats, including forest, savanna, wetland and a portion of the Kankakee River.
Amenities and activities
Evans-Judge Preserve features 1.59 miles of natural surface trail, ideal for the following activities:
- Cross-country skiing
Because the preserve was originally an island, the trail may get muddy at times due to flooding and may be periodically closed for safety.
The preserve offers access to shoreline fishing on the Kankakee River. State and District regulations apply.
Permits are available for geocaching at this preserve.