Kankakee Sands Preserve

Kankakee Sands sits between two Illinois Nature Preserves and offers visitors access to 2.5 miles of trails winding through unique landscapes.


About Kankakee Sands Preserve

Located just south of Wilmington, this is one of Will County’s newer preserves that have been opened to the public. Restoration at Kankakee Sands is ongoing, as this preserve sits in a geologically-rare landscape formed thousands of years ago when a glacial lake covered the area.

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