Nature Preserve Area:
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.
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.
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
78.52 acres, with no buffer
For further information:
Contact: Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Conservation Department
536 North Harlem Avenue
River Forest, IL 60305