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Burnham Prairie

Nature Preserve Area: 
2
County: 
Cook
Location and Access: 
One mile south of the city of Chicago, and approximately one mile west of the Indiana state line, in the village of Burnham.
Description: 
Burnham Prairie, located in the Chicago Lake Plain Section of the Northeastern Morainal Natural Division, is recognized for its dry-mesic prairie, wet-mesic prairie, wet prairie, and savanna communities.

Ownership: 
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Dedicated: 
3/3/2003
Size: 
78.52 acres, with no buffer
Topographic Quad: 
Lake Calumet
Topo Map: 
Directions: 
For further information: 
Contact: Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Conservation Department
536 North Harlem Avenue
River Forest, IL 60305
(708) 771-1330