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 for performers and schedule of events. 
CPV Three Rivers Energy Center is the sponsor for this event.
Nature Photo Show

Click here for rules update.

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 2018"
at Goose Lake Prairie Thursday April 26, 2018, the 5th grade class from Pontiac, IL arrived about 9:00 a.m. 

Group Shot-earthday2018
Grade 5 from St. Mary's School in Pontiac.
The students built Blue Bird houses in the morning, hiked to the Grove Picnic area to mount them on the perimeter and spent the afternoon planting grasses and forbs while removing invasives in open prairie behind the center and the flag pole garden. Staff, and Prairie Partners enjoyed working with the students.
 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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To reserve GLP Picnic Shelters go to

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Updates as of
May 5, 2018

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