178 acres, Dick Young Forest Preserve comprises some of Kane County’s finest wetlands, woodlands and prairie. Together, these create an ecological complex that supports a great diversity of animals and plants, " /> 178 acres, Dick Young Forest Preserve comprises some of Kane County’s finest wetlands, woodlands and prairie. Together, these create an ecological complex that supports a great diversity of animals and plants, " />
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Dick Young Forest Preserve & Nelson Lake Marsh
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Dick Young Forest Preserve & Nelson Lake Marsh

2S326 Nelson Lake Rd. | Batavia, IL 60510 | 630.232.5980

178 acres, Dick Young Forest Preserve comprises some of Kane County’s finest wetlands, woodlands and prairie. Together, these create an ecological complex that supports a great diversity of animals and plants, including several threatened, rare and endangered species. The multi-use trails are suitable for runners, bicyclists, dog walkers and horseback riders. Whether walking, cycling or riding horseback, visitors may see wildlife as diverse as pelicans and mink. Flora from pondweed to oak trees will please plant enthusiasts. 


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