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Nature Preserve

The nature preserve, provides all who use it a stunning view of nature. Accessible from 2 points along Iron Gate Trail, is one of the few points of public access to Governor Bond Lake, and offers a hiking trail through the preserve and around the lake, old wooden bridges, and a cabin nestled back in the woods. Miles of hiking and horseback riding are available for those looking for native woods and prairies. The Nature Preserve is dedicated to saving the native grasses and vegetation to the area. The Horseback riding trails are a favorite among residents.

Click HERE for a map of Walking Trails - Horseback Riding Trails at the Nature Preserve

Nature Preserve Pavilion

Are you a lover of Nature? Reserve the Nature Preserve shelter for your next event or party. This secluded area provides beautiful views and privacy. This 25 x 60' pavilion is as natural as the surroundings. Four tables and two grills sit in this beautiful setting. Without electricity or a playground, this pavilion is perfect for those who want a little peace and quiet, while enjoying their friends or family. To reserve the Nature Preserve please call (618) 664-4969.

Park District Residents: $30.00/day
Non-Park District Residents: $ 40.00/day 

Click Here for a Shelter Reservation Form.


Park Hours

Park hours are Sunrise to Sunset.  Entering the park after posted hours is trespassing.

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