Virtual Office Notice

As of March 17, 2020, the office has moved to virtual work until further notice, and to protect the health and safety of our employees and customers, we are not scheduling in-person meetings at this time. Continuing our service to you during this time is very important. We are ready and available to help you. Please contact us by phone: (815) 423-6370; or e-mail: SM.FS.Midewin_RSVP@usda.gov for any inquiries or assistance.

Midewin trails remain open from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. There are over 30 miles of non-motorized trails. Trail maps in English and Spanish are available online: www.fs.usda.gov/main/midewin/maps-pubs. Self-guided tours are also available on the website that are accessible by smartphone: https://midewin.oncell.com/en/index.html.

The health and safety of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie visitors, volunteers, staff, partners and nearby communities remains our top priority.  Please continue to follow the guidance of our local health officials and CDC. For more information, visit: www.coronavirus.gov

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Midewin Silver Anniversary

Spotlight: Silver Anniversary

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie was established on February 10, 1996 by the Illinois Land Conservation Act - 25 years ago.


Latest Hunting Updates

Feature: Hunting

Hunters can now go directly to the trailheads and sign in near where they park. Additionally, there is no longer an introductory video. 

Spotlights

2021 Midewin NTP Date Planner

Spotlight: 2021 At Ease Planner

Bring nature into each day in 2021 with the Midewin NTP Date Planner

At Ease: Nature Platoon Photography Program for U.S. Military Veterans

Spotlight: 2021 At Ease Planner
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  • Veterans Day Program
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