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Franklin Grove, - Franklin Creek State Natural Area


Pioneer families in the 1830s found the Franklin Creek area to be an inviting new home on the sometimes unfriendly prairie. Large, cool springs provided ample amounts of pure drinking water and early refrigeration, hardwood forests provided construction m Read more…


Chris Johns

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Great trails. Dirt roads got my car dirty. 😕

Ted Wollnik

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
Nature is its Beautiful Glory. Sadly some of the trails are falling into disrepair. They are ok for trail runners, but can be a challenge for families or hikers.

Donnie Light

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
Such a beautiful park out in the country. Great hiking trails with some hills and valleys. Clear stream runs through the park. Also a small pond. It's green and lush most of the year due to natural springs.

Bill Doering

Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017
Awesome grist Mill that actually works in the summer showing people how to ground the corn into cornmeal.

Cherie Arch

Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017
It is a good place for a picnic and a hike. There is also a fishing lake.

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