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Blackwell Forest Preserve, hillside by the lake
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Standing atop a hill, looking down at Silver Lake in Blackwell Forest Preserve, Warrenville, Illinois. The forest preserve surrounds a large reclaimed landfill that serves as the highest land point for miles around. It is used for sledding in the winter, and for exercise and great views all year round. 

In 1977, a worker found a 13,000-year-old woolly mammoth skeleton within the preserve. 

Copyright: Eric Walker
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Uploaded: 25/07/2011
Updated: 08/07/2014
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Tags: blackwell; forest; preserve; park; warrenville; illinois; nature; hill; lake; canoe; boat; summer
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