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Mary Mix McDonald Woods

McDonald Woods and the adjacent Turnbull Woods connect two regional trail systems and offer a pedestrian path from the Braeside Metra station to the Chicago Botanic Garden.

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About Mary Mix McDonald Woods

Under a canopy of native oaks, eastern bluebirds nest in hollow trees and rare butterflies hover over patches of lake sedge—all hopeful signs in this fragile ecosystem, a treasured piece of a larger oak woodland that flourished in the Midwest over a century ago.

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