This trail system is slated for retirement. It will close to the public Dec. 31, 2023 as part of ACRES’ comprehensive plan to update visitor amenities at our nature preserves. Learn more at acreslandtrust.org/raisingourstandards
Located on the north side of Ball Lake, this preserve includes a low wetland forest. Partridgeberry and other plants, likely carried here by the glaciers, grow beneath the trees. Marsh marigold and skunk cabbage flourish in the wetlands.