Sibley Grove

Nature Preserve Area: 
6
County: 
Ford
Location and Access: 
From the junction of Rt. 47 and County Road 1300N in Sibley, proceed south on Rt. 47 to Ohio Street, turn east (left) onto Ohio Street, proceed 0.75 mile, turn south (right) on County Road 480E, proceed 0.75 mile, turn east (left) on county road 1250N. You are now on the north side of the preserve. Proceed ~0.15 mile to preserve parking lot.

Description: 
Sibley Grove is a mesic savanna and wetland complex that is the best remaining example of a mesic savanna, pond, marsh, and prairie complex in east-central Illinois. The grove of 185-390 year-old oak trees found here dominates a ground layer that is being restored.

Ownership: 
The Nature Conservancy
Dedicated: 
5/19/2004
Size: 
50.48 acres, with buffer
Topographic Quad: 
Melvin West
Topo Map: 
Directions: 
For further information: 
The Nature Conservancy

8 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 900

Chicago, IL 60603



Telephone: 312- 580-2100