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Deer Run Forest Preserve

#6 of 19 things to do in Cherry Valley Features Animals
5691 River Road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016-9631
+1 815-877-6100
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Beautiful forest preserve.

Nice trails for walking/biking and awesome for horse back riding. Water crossing for horses. Wooded... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2015
Nikki4414
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Cherry Valley, Illinois
PRAIRIE FLOWERS GALORE

Beautiful prairie and park. Great place to fish and enjoy the river. Also good place for trail... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2015
Linda E
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Cherry Valley, Illinois
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One of the newest forest preserves, this 593-acre trat provides lots of open grass and prarie areas with wooded sections along the Kishwaukee River. Fifteen acres ow mowed space are perfect for games, picnics, etc. Deer Run also includes a trailhead for hiking and equestrian trails that wind through and connect with Oakridge Forest Preserve. Great spot for fishing and bird watching. Picnic area with grill, toilets and a well are convenient to parking area. Many diverse habitats. Spring and fall is a perfect time to view migrating birds . 9.5 miles of trails will challenge any hiker's endurance.
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25 Aug 2015
“Beautiful forest preserve.”
2 Jul 2015
“PRAIRIE FLOWERS GALORE”
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5691 River Road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016-9631
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+1 815-877-6100
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Nice trails for walking/biking and awesome for horse back riding. Water crossing for horses. Wooded area with paths thru them.

Thank Nikki4414
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Beautiful prairie and park. Great place to fish and enjoy the river. Also good place for trail hiking.

1  Thank Linda E
Reviewed 4 March 2015

594.8-acre Deer Run is southeast of Rockford, accessible from River Road as well as the south branch of the Kishwaukee River. Offers picnic tables and over 9 miles of hiking and equestrian trails, which connect with Oak Ridge to the south. It offers relatively undeveloped...More

2  Thank m b
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