The Middlefork Savanna Forest Preserve is a natural gem hidden in the woods of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, just a few miles south of Madison.
This is a coastal wetland and sand dune that stretches from Lake Michigan on the Illinois border to the northern border of the Kenosha sand dunes. The western section runs from McHenry County College (US 14) to Crystal Lake, west of N. Oak Street. It generally borders the Wisconsin State Line, Illinois State Line and the Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin State lines. The Kuhn Road Trail begins and runs along the southern border of Middlefork Savanna Forest Preserve in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, about half a mile south of Lake Superior.
This joint path runs along the southern border of Middlefork Savanna Forest Preserve in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, about half a mile south of Lake Superior.
The area was named after the pioneer John Dexter, the family patriarch who was a veteran of the 1812 war. The first white settlers in the area were Horace Woodbridge, who arrived on June 4, 1833, and Henry Miller, who arrived later that month. Tobin was an area near 116th Street in Pleasant Prairie, and the community is named after the early settler Patrick Tob, who paid tribute to him.
P Pleasant Prairie was also a pioneer on the Jambeau Trail, now called Green Bay Road, in Wisconsin. The WE - Energies Trail (named after the Wisconsin Energy Corporation supply corridor that it uses for much of its route) is connected to the Oak Ridge National Forest by the Okeechobee River and connects to Oak Grove, Wisconsin.
The Valley Line Trail is also known as the Sauganash Trail, and the North Shore Channel Trail stretches from Pleasant Prairie to Oak Grove, Wisconsin, and into the Oak Ridge National Forest.
The eastern edge of Racine County is the North Shore Trail, which stretches south from the Racine-Kenosha border to the Oak Ridge National Forest and into Oak Grove, Wisconsin. Racing's southeastern neighborhood is a railroad track that stretches north through the town of Racine to the village of Caledonia.
The Prairie Trail stretches along the length of McHenry County and is managed by the McHenry County Conservation District. It runs from the Racine-Kenosha border to the Oak Ridge National Forest in Oak Grove.
Pleasant Prairie is also located in the Oak Ridge National Forest, one of the largest national forests in the United States. Notable features include the RecPlex, which houses the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Wisconsin State Fair, as well as the Racine County Fairgrounds.
The Millennium Trail currently extends for just over 30 miles in two separate segments, but there are plans to expand it to 35 miles and connect it to the Des Plaines River Trail. The Pelishek - Tiffany Nature Trail runs for 6 miles along an abandoned rail corridor, and the Lincoln Valley Line Trail connects the existing Valley Line Trail with the Oak Ridge National Forest, Great Lakes National Park and Lake Michigan.
The West Allis Cross - Town Connector, or West Allis Cross - Town Connector for short, is the first of its kind in the state and one of the largest in North America.
The Kinnickinnic River Trail, which locals call the KK River Trail, follows the river through a densely populated industrial corridor and through the city of Muskego, followed by the Union Pacific Recreation Path, which provides access to a variety of parks and recreational facilities in the area. The Rogers Siding itself was a siding for local farmers who wanted to load their produce on rails. In the 1980s, the pages were removed and the Muskesgo Recreation Trail follows a corridor that was originally used as a railway station for the US Army Corps of Engineers (USAC) and other industrial companies.
Today, the Pleasant Prairie Ball Park is located on the site, which is used for softball and football. Prospect Heights has very few sidewalks, so bikes, rollerblading and footpaths have moved from the street to the parks.
The North Shore bike path runs for nearly 8 miles and is parallel to State Route 176 along its entire length, and the Phyllis Harmon path is shorter. The Sturtevant Trail of Racines runs 3.5 km from the west side of Racines to the eastern edge of the village of Sturmevant. On the east side the asphalted New Berlin Recreation Trail runs along the north-south axis with an east-west compass, on the south side with a short section.
The North Branch Trail follows the northern arm of the Chicago River for 20 miles through Cook County. 12 in Villa Park, West Chicago, follows an abandoned rail corridor from the city of Chicago to the west side of Lake Shore Drive.
An important provision of the agreement gave Kenosha the right to annex the area where Green and I-94 are located. Pleasant Prairie protected the rest of its territory from annexation and was given a protected area and the opportunity to buy sewage from KenOSha. This area is the only one in Cook County with a canal connection to the Chicago River and Lake Shore Drive.