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Laona Heights

Laona Heights is a 40-acre preserve, half of which is a designated Illinois Nature Preserve. Mature woodland, an open field and a picturesque stone shelter with 4 tables make this an old favorite for a quiet retreat.

Acres: 40
Access Road: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Drinking Water: Yes
Pay Phones: No
Picnic Tables: 25
Shelterhouses: 1
Ironwood: Stone shelter, 50 max. people, 6 tables, 36 seats, No electricity, No vehicle access, 1 large grill. Horseshoe pits.
Playground Equipment: No
Ball Fields: No
Horseback Trails: No
Hiking Trails(miles): 0.5
Campground Sites: 0
Boat Launches: 0
Canoe Access: No
18 Hole Golf Course: No
Illinois Nature Preserve: Yes
Special Facilities: No
Donated Land: No
Natural Areas: Yes
Restoration Area: Yes
All reservations subject to the GENERAL USE ORDINANCE.

Trail Map

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Location

15402 Anderson Road, Durand, IL 61024
21 miles northwest of Rockford to Trask Bridge Road (Kilburn) through Durand to Yale Bridge Road. West on Yale Bridge 2 miles to Anderson Road, ½ mile on Anderson Road.

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