Whalon Lake

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Description

Preservation



The 249-acre Whalon Lake was acquired between 1992 and 2007.



The preserve is part of the DuPage River preservation system, which conserves more than 1,500 acres of land.



Prior to the District's acquisition of the land, its 80-acre lake was created and used for quarrying.



Natural Resources



Whalon Lake protects a diversity of habitats, including prairie, wetland, an 80-acre lake, and a portion of the DuPage River.



Wildlife found at the preserve include a variety of waterfowl, such as ducks.



The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including red mulberry and wild leek.



The site is managed with community restoration to protect and enhance its natural resources.
Trail length: 2 miles
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    Reviewed by deep 13 on April 23, 2015

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    I like Whalon lake a lot. The lake is huge and ripe with fish. There are also plenty of river side hiking trails. Lots of fun!
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