Outdoors & Recreation State Parks, Preserves, & Forests

He-Leo Two Rivers Preserve

Byron, IL - Ogle County

Address:

  • Adjacent to Rockvale Twp Bldg IL Rt 2
  • Byron, IL, 61010
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 The He-Leo Two Rivers Preserve adjoins a previously owned property called the He-Leo Preserve.  The entrance is adjacent to the Rockvale Township Building on Illinois Route 2 south of Byron.  Since these properties are on the Rock River and the Leaf River (hence the name, Two Rivers), it offers amenities for boating traffic anda there is a kayak launch, floating boat docks and boat slips. This 48 acre preserve has a picnic shelter, portable toilets, hiking trails, restored oak savannas and wetland areas. It is a haven for a wide variety of birds and other wetland wildlife species.

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