Mitchell's Grove Nature Preserve
Location and Access:
One mile north of LaSalle at the confluence of Tomahawk Creek and the Little Vermilion River.
Dry-mesic upland forest, mesic upland forest, mesic floodplain forest, sandstone cliff, seep spring and stream of the Grand Prairie Section of the Grand Prairie Natural Division. Three threatened species occur in the preserve.
Owner: Illinois Department of Natural Resources, 1 Natural Resources Way, Springfield 62701 (217/785-8774); Site Superintendent, Starved Rock State Park, P.O. Box 509, Utica 61373 (815/667-4726).
Dedicated: February 1998
Size: 180.0 acres nature preserve
Topo Map: Troy Grove 7.5
1/09 - R. Heidorn