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

Current Fundraiser Project: 2019 to present day. 

Cragg Cabin Rebuild
Due to extensive deterioration of the Cabin, we are doing a fundraiser to rebuild the cabin. This will give us a chance to bring the cabin back to the original description. For this project we need your help. PayPal Donations will help us meet our goal of $56,500 covering labor and materials to replace
our magnificent Cabin.

View Slide Program: Rebuilding Cragg Cabin. Click here.
Logs arrival-Taking logs off the Semi.
White Oak logs are on site for the beginning of rebuilding the Cragg Cabin. Bark has been stripped, and logs are ready for the next step.  54% of the $56,500 needed has been received.

Tod removes Bark and Sap wood.Our builder, Todd Daggett has completed the removal of the bark and the sap wood. The next step is to cut the logs to fit the size of the new cabin. If the weather would work with us, Todd thinks in one month, we will be moving the cabin to the park and tear down the old one.
Removal of the bark is labor intensive, done primarily with hand tools.

Pictures: Todd removes the bark from the logs and also, we show how Todd moves the logs in the lay-down area.         Moving logs in the lay-down area.