The preserve is part of the Rock Run preservation system, which conserves more than 1,450 acres. Wildlife found at the preserve includes a variety of bird species. The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including small skullcap. Colvin Grove offers access to shoreline fishing on a detention pond within the preserve. State and District regulations apply.
Colvin Grove Preserve provides access to the 11.24-mile, paved Rock Run Greenway Trail as well as the I&M Canal State Trail and the Joliet Junction Trail