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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   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
Click here.

Nature Photo Show
Top Photographer -

Ron Hodgen for the second year in a roll.

Click here for more information on the 2018 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 the winners of Fundraiser on the Pr. Day page.
Exelon Generation, our good neighbors
at Dresden Station, is our proud sponsor for this event.

 "Earthday In the Parks"
at Goose Lake Prairie
Thursday April 26, 2018, the 5th grade class from Pontiac, IL will arrive about 9:00 a.m.  Two projects are planned.  Blue Bird House construction and a bit of Prairie Restoration behind the Visitors Center.

Montessori Class of 29 students May 3, 2017
Grades 4 - 6 from the Joliet Montessori School participated on May 3rd. 2017.
The students removed Garlic Mustard & Rag Weed plants & planted Milkweed in it's place.

 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.

Desk Service Project on Weekends Begins April 1st to October 31. 
Weekend Hosts are posted on FaceBook.
Cabin Welcome

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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Updates as of
March 29, 2018

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