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Silver Springs State Fish and Wildlife Area

13608 Fox Rd., Yorkville, IL 60560

Wildlife Area

The perfect get-a-way location in any season!

The Fox River runs through this picturesque area which is also home to several small man-made lakes. A natural prairie restoration project gives visitors a feeling of the original landscape with native wildflowers, songbirds, waterfowl and upland game. Picnicking, fishing and hiking are popular pastimes in summer, with ice fishing, sledding, ice skating and cross-country ski trails available for the winter sports lover. For relaxing, exercising or just enjoying nature, Silver Springs is the perfect get away location. Home of the National Hunting and Fishing Day the 4th weekend in every September.

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