National Natural Landmarks

Busse Forest Nature Preserve

Busse Forest Nature Preserve
Busse Forest Nature Preserve

Situated on the flood plain and morainal uplands along Salt Creek, Busse Forest Nature Preserve, is one of the best remaining examples of mesic and dry-mesic upland forest in the eastern Central Lowlands biophysiographic province. The area has been protected for so long that there is no evidence of past logging throughout most of the site.

Location: Cook County, IL ; Cook County, IL

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 489

Ownership: County

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