Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve
Renwick Road, .5 miles east of Route 30 (Plainfield Road)
Plainfield, Ill. 60544
Hours: 10-11 a.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday May 2-Aug. 15
Five species of birds breed on islands in the middle of the lake at this rookery. The preserve features 2.9 miles of asphalt trails, suitable for hiking, biking and in-line skating. Shoreline fishing is also available at the preserve's Turtle Lake access.