Skyline, Visitor's Center and Parking Lot. 
Goose Lake Prairie Partners
Volunteers at Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area
5010 N. Jugtown Road off Pine Bluff Road, Morris, IL 60450

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Cabin Festival
Nature Photo Contest
Prairie Day
Holiday Party
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   Take only Memories.   Leave only Footprints.    Thank You Very Kindly.GOOSE IN THE GRASS

2018 "OhDear, Deer!?
2018 Fundraiser 
"Oh Dear, Deer!"

Click here for Poster Preview.
Chances available from Partners,
or at the Visitor Center Desk.

Click here for the 2017 Winners Report.

33rd Annual Cabin Festival.  June 2, 2018
Planning underway.  More to follow.

Photo Show
Top Photographer -

Ron Hodgen for the second year in a roll.

Click here for more information on the 2017 event.

The 21th Annual Prairie Day Planning will begin soon for the September 15th Event. Stay tuned for more information

The 2017 event was held on a beautiful day and was well attended. 
Look for a Photo summary and a sheet announcing the winners of our Fundraiser on the Pr. Day page.
Exelon Generation, our good neighbor's
at Dresden Station is our proud sponsor for this event.

 "Earthday In the Parks"
New planning is underway for the 2018 event.  Stay tuned.
Montessori Class of 29 students May 3, 2017We welcomed Student
s Grades 4 - 6 from the Joliet Montessori School on May 3rd. 2017. The students (grades 4 - 6) removed Garlic Mustard & Rag Weed plants & planted Milkweed in it's place.

Prairie Partners Desk service Weekend Program is from
April 1st to October 31.  Prairie Partners plan to work Saturday's and Sundays
in the Visitors Center as their schedules will allow. 
Dates the park is open on weekends will be posted on Facebook.

 The  Mural is on Display in the Auditorium.
Description, and Informative Lectures also.

Video Presentation on Goose Lake Prairie - Click here.

Gift Shop Hours 10 - 4 when VC is open.
Audrey Cravens is the Office Coordinator at Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area.  Phone: 815-942-2899 
Visitors Center is open
10 - 4
Monday - Friday.

Bits & Pieces

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To reserve GLP Picnic Shelters go to

Visit the Illinois Department of Natural Resourses
Click Here.

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To contact the Prairie Partner webmaster
click here.
Updates as of
March 9, 2018



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