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Shedd Aquarium

Oakhurst Forest Preserve

1680 Fifth Ave., Aurora, IL 60505


A fine national oasis in an urban setting.

Explore the acres of woods and lakes, with scenic trails, shelters and beautiful views of Aurora and surrounding areas. Premier example of environmental restoration and a fine national oasis in an urban setting. This forest preserve has a 55-acre lake/marsh complex that provides excellent opportunities for fishing, hiking and wildlife observation. Hill suitable for winter sledding, strength training or kite-flying.

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