Today
Monday, Jul. 28, 2014
Sunrise:
5:56 AM
Sunset:
8:29 PM
 
Hours
Open daily one hour after sunrise to one hour after sunset
Stats
Acres
470
Location
Aurora, IL
Features
No amenities or parking
Habitats
Lake/Pond/
Waterway
Prairie/
Grassland
Wetland
Woodland
Activities
Fishing
 

Big Woods

Big Woods currently stands as an undeveloped, natural area comprised of open fields, natural wooded areas, restored wetlands, and ponds. Indian Creek runs through the preserve, and Poss Lake offers fishing opportunities. Big Woods is adjacent to the Batavia Spur of the Illinois Prairie Path.

Recreation

Fishing

Anglers can try their luck at nine-acre Poss Lake. All persons 16 and older (except legally disabled persons) are required to have in their possession a valid Illinois sport fishing license. All anglers must follow District and state regulations.

Accessibility

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is committed to making its facilities accessible to all visitors. For special accessibility needs or concerns, please contact the District's ADA coordinator at (630) 933-7683 or
TTY (800) 526-0857 at least three business days in advance of your visit.

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