Sunday, February 7, 2016

Things to do in Will County: See Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie!

Recreation pop quiz:

 Where in Will County can you:
a.) hike next to a restored prairie
b.) view and explore bunkers that housed ammunition produced at the Elwood Ordinance Plant and used in World War II
c.) observe a herd of bison roam a prairie

Any guesses?

Here's a visual clue of the bunkers:

Visual clue of the bison:


Answer: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie!

Midewin is one of Will County's most unique assets.  At over 19, 000 acres, Midewin was created by a land transfer from the Department of the Army to Department of Agriculture.  

For more info and maps, go to the Midewin website.