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St. James Farm Forest Preserve

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2S541 Winfield Rd, Warrenville, IL 60555-2316
+1 630-933-7683
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Nice trails and good location for a picnic

a very good place to conduct events, picnic and other small activities. lot of lush green area with... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
rukkunudeen r
Chennai (Madras), India
Nice trails

A very good place for a picnic, quiet, clean and safe as far as I can tell. Beautiful trees... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2017
Bloomington, United States
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2S541 Winfield Rd, Warrenville, IL 60555-2316
+1 630-933-7683
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

a very good place to conduct events, picnic and other small activities. lot of lush green area with trees and water. Trails are also very good

Thank rukkunudeen r
Reviewed September 17, 2017

A very good place for a picnic, quiet, clean and safe as far as I can tell. Beautiful trees, plants and wildlife.

Thank Kel36traveler
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Family day events are fun times to take the kids. There are organized events and lots to do to keep the kids busy and engrossed with activities

Thank Jrsnader
Reviewed June 23, 2017

I've been here twice, both times in the fall. Nice trails, great place for a walk to enjoy the scenery.

Thank Loeweb821
Reviewed May 18, 2017

They have great family events! Beautiful grounds, access to horses, very nice paths to walk and picnic on.

Thank MaryCarol B
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Like another reviewer mentioned, not any staff or activities really. Hope you like reading signs to find out the history and purpose of the buildings, etc. We saw a lot of people there for photos, families, children, etc. There were also quite a few out...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

As local residents, we visit St. James regularly for biking, walking, cross country skiing, and picnics. It's a lovely forest preserve now featuring a new 1.6 mile long, 10 foot wide limestone trail around the perimeter of the main farm buildings and fields. Older grass...More

Thank MelodyHeidi
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Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Large, historically-restored stables with no horses, entrances all roped-off from visitors. A large expensive brick parking lot (empty), groomed 1.6 miles white gravel trail (only a single pair of bicyclists). A home on site for security staff. A few mighty fancy sculptures. Not a soul...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Awesome place to bike ride / run / walk… Trail to get there linked into Prairie Path, Blackwell Forest Preserve & West Branch of the DuPage river trails.

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Very nice and relaxing place to take the family outdoors. Once you're on the property you forget you're in the Chicago suburbs. We took the covered wagon tour, which costs $5 per person, to learn more about the history of the property and McCormick family....More

Thank Marilou70
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