Visitor Center Trail
Nachusa Grasslands Visitor Center
2075 Lowden Road
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
Length: The trail is a .4-mile-mowed path and can be accessed from a couple places. Either join the trail right from the parking lot or follow the hiking trail signs from the Visitor Center pavilion.
Plant Identification Signs
From spring to fall, plant signs will be installed along the trail. The signs include a QR code that can be scanned to learn more about various plants along the trail. The signs will be removed for fall burn season and will not return until spring.
Common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) can been seen along the trail.
The trail meanders close to the bison unit, so keep a look-out for the herd. Remember to keep a 100-foot distance from the herd at all times. If the bison are too close to the fence, you may need to turn around.
NO DOGS or OTHER