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Hunters Woods
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The 43-acre Hunters Woods was acquired between 1973 and 1975.

The preserve is part of the Hickory Creek preservation system, which conserves more than 2,000 acres of land.

Hunters Woods FloraNatural Resources

Hunters Woods protects forest and wetland habitat.

Wildlife found at the preserve includes bird species such as the northern parula warbler.

The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including toad trillium and false rue anemone.

The site is managed with invasive species control and prescribed burning to protect and enhance its natural resources. Learn more about the Districtís land management activities.

Amenities and Activities


Hunters Woods features 0.43 mile of natural surface trail, ideal for the following activities:Fishing

The preserve offers access to shoreline fishing on a wetland pond within the preserve. Statewide and District regulations apply. Learn more about fishing in the forest preserves.


Permits are available for geocaching at this preserve. Learn more about geocaching permits.

Photograph Courtesy of Tim Good
Hunters Woods is located on 78th Avenue, south of Lincoln Highway in Frankfort. Street parking is available on 78th Avenue.

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