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Author Topic: Getting to know my own area  (Read 482 times)

Lugnutty

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Getting to know my own area
« on: April 23, 2013, 07:11:22 PM »
A new "get to know my own area" project. I'm riding out to each of my county's 27 forest preserve sites.

First of twenty seven: Harrison Benwell 74 acres 7055 McCullom Lake Road, Wonder Lake, IL


Two of twenty seven: Glacial Park 3,382 acres Route 31 & Harts Road, Ringwood, IL


Three of twenty seven: Stickney Run 629 acres 3216 West State Park Road, McHenry, IL


Four of twenty seven: Boger Bog 37 acres
2100 Cherry Valley Rd.,
Bull Valley, IL


Shame I couldn't get to all of them this weekend, so I'll get the rest as I can. :)
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Re: Getting to know my own area
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2013, 10:02:10 PM »
While you are out there just putting about, see if you can find an abandoned factory with graffiti on it. Take a picture of it with your Enfield sitting in front of it for the Phototag contest in the Campfire Section. It's just about to go onto page two!
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Re: Getting to know my own area
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2013, 03:15:52 AM »
Hey Lugnutty.  Im just a bit south of you in Lake Zurich.  You should check out McHenry Damn, fox river preserve and Moraine State park (thats one of my favourites).

Give a shout out of you'd like to meet up.
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Lugnutty

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Re: Getting to know my own area
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2013, 09:59:24 PM »
Sure, I'd like to meet up! :)

I work right up the street from McHenry Dam. It was raining and I had to bring some stuff home from work today, so I rode the BMW.  :-[

But it was gorgeous yesterday, and I got a bunch more. I'm up to 11 of the 27 forest preserves now.





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