Bur Oak Nature Preserve

Natural Areas: Bur Oak Nature Preserve

Bur Oak Trees

Bur Oak Trees. Click to enlarge

Bur Oak Nature Preserve takes its name from the large bur oak trees that occur here. A short-stem lollipop trail explores the interior, crossing as it does numerous wet areas over short boardwalks. Signage notes the presence of vernal pools and sedge meadows.


Lake County. From I-65 Exit 258 (Ridge Road), east 0.8 mile to Liverpool Road, then south 1.3 miles to a small parking area on the east side of the road.

GPS: N 41 31.938 W 87 17.843 (entrance)



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