National Natural Landmarks

Horseshoe Lake Nature Preserve

Horseshoe Lake Nature Preserve
Horseshoe Lake Nature Preserve. Photo by J. Marburger.

Horseshoe Lake Nature Preserve contains diverse aquatic and terrestrial flora and fauna and mature stands of bald cypress. The site is on the migration corridor of many waterfowl, as well as being an overwintering site for thousands of Canada geese.

Location: Alexander County, IL ; Alexander County, IL

Year designated: 1972

Acres: 352

Ownership: State

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