The Heron Rookery Trail was a Great Blue Heron nesting ground for 60 years. The Great Blue Herons have moved on, but the 3.3-mile trail is a great birdwatching spot, as well as a popular fishing spot. Heron Rookery East is the eastern trailhead and parking lot.
Fishing access at GPS Coordinates: 41.6697402, -86.9515129
Amenities: Family Friendly, Fishing, Group Friendly (20+), Pet Friendly (on leash), Birdwatching, Hiking, Wildflowers, Wildlife Watching