Forest Glen Nature Preserve

Danville, IL

Where are we going?

Forest Glen Nature Preserve
22296 Henning Rd
IL 61834

217 662 2142

What is there to do?

The 1800 acres of Forest Glen Preserve actually encompasses 4 separate nature reserves, plus 22 acres of savanna restoration territory.

A great way to see the area without getting lost is to grab a River Ridge Back Pack Trail, plus boating and canoeing is permitted on the Vermilion River. See the lot in one go from the top of the 72ft observation tower!

Hiking, camping and picnicking facilities provided, plus morel mushroom and berry picking are permitted within the park, but make sure you all know what you're picking!

How much does it cost?

Adults: FREE


When can we go?

8am to a minimum of 4.30pm.


Any top tips?

The VCCD Library, on site in the office, is worth a look with older kids too. - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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