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Bluff Spring Fen

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  1. Nature Preserve
  2. Nature/Multi-Use Trails
Approximate 100 acre Illinois Nature Preserve, with hiking trails, located adjacent to the Bluff City Cemetery on the city’s southeast side. The fen consists of wetlands that are fed by springs coming up through the ground and support a variety of animal and plant life.