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Fourth Lake Fen

Nature Preserve Area: 
2
County: 
Lake
Location and Access: 
Located along north shore of Fourth Lake, in north central Lake County in Sections 2 & 11 of Township 45 North and Range 10 East of the Third Principal Meridian, adjacent to and south of the village of Lindenhurst and east of Venetian Village.

Description: 
Fourth Lake Fen is a large wetland complex with high-quality calcareous floating mat, sedge meadow and marsh, representative of the Morainal Section of the Northeastern Morainal Natural Division. The grade A calcareous floating mat is one of ten in the State.
Ownership: 
Lake Co. Forest Preserve Dist
Dedicated: 
3/1/2002
Size: 
255 acres
Topographic Quad: 
Antioch
Topo Map: 
Directions: 
For further information: 
Lake County Forest Preserve District
2000 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847/968-3202)
                                    
 
1/2009 - R. Heidorn