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Lake Katherine Trail

Lake Katherine Preserve, waterfall

Lake Katherine Preserve has a fake waterfall that offers a surprisingly pleasant spot to sit and relax.

Lake Katherine, Palos Heights

Much of Lake Katherine is covered with lily pads.

lake katherine, stream, palos heights

It's hard to believe that this park was nothing but a trash-strewn lot before the town decided to transform it into a lovely park.

Cal-Sag Canal, Lake Katherine Preserve, Palos Heights.

The Cal-Sag Canal flows on the north side of Lake Katherine Preserve. Some of the trails run alongside the canal.

The book 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Chicago contains a hike located at Lake Katherine Preserve. Get the book or buy this hike description.

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