National Natural Landmarks

Funks Grove

Funks Grove
Funks Grove. Photo by J. Tobias.

Funks Grove provides a rare example of the virgin forests once isolated on the prairies of the Midwest. The site illustrates a transition between the oak-hickory association of the region and the western mesophytic association to the east.

Location: McLean County, IL

Year designated: 1974

Acres: 443

Ownership: State, Private




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