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Sugar Grove Nature Center
Description
The center is located among over 1,000 acres of high quality natural areas. Funks Grove is the largest remaining intact prairie grove in the state of Illinois. It contains four dedicated nature preserves and has been designated as a National Natural Landmark by the U.S. Department of Interior. Over five miles of well maintained trails take visitors through prairie, forest, and riverine habitats. The center has interpretive exhibits, sensory displays, and live animals. Open Tuesday through Saturday.
Location
Alignment 1926||1930||1940
Central Region

4532 North 725 East Road
(309) 874-2174
Shirley/Funk's Grove, IL
61754

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