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Bluff Spring Fen

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Visit all time time with my six kids. Closest thing to the wild we have in Elgin. Get ready to hike... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2016
Paul F
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A truly lovely area with nice trails

It is a little hard to get to (in the back of the cemetery). There are nice hills, streams... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2014
Janhuss
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Elgin, Illinois USA
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Jul 27, 2015
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945 Bluff City Blvd, Elgin, IL 60120-7545
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Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Visit all time time with my six kids. Closest thing to the wild we have in Elgin. Get ready to hike on very narrow and not well marked paths, or make your own. Hike to the back to see a small pond.

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Paul F
Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

This was in the back of a cemetery so it was hard to find but once we did it was a nice little trail to walk. Very skinny trail but still nice.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank brooklyn n
Reviewed November 19, 2014

It is a little hard to get to (in the back of the cemetery). There are nice hills, streams, grasslands and magnificent burr oak trees. I was expecting more of a swampy area but it was really not swampy whatsoever. Enjoy

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank Janhuss
Reviewed February 18, 2014

A beautiful nature preserve with spring fed streams, beautiful large bur oaks, and one of the most diverse prairies in the area. Great for an hour or two hike anytime of the year. I prefer going when the wildflowers are in bloom, the whole prairie...More

Date of experience: November 2013
5  Thank Mario L
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