Ride Horses at Danada Equestrian Center

Just seven minutes from Marq on Main, the Danada Forest Preserve provides a unique destination. Once filled with apple orchards and cornfields, Dan and Ada Rice purchased the land in 1928. Fifteen years later, they built a state-of-the-art stable and created an impressive legacy that would last for 32 years. The couple produced champion horses, […]

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Enjoy a Sunny Day at the St. James Farm Forest Preserve

walking in the forest

Nestled in nearby Warrenville is a scenic destination known as the St. James Farm Forest Preserve.  Spanning nearly 600 acres, it’s partially made up of woodlands, prairies, and wetlands. History  The first settlers on the land were European farmers, and several structures from the 1800s farmsteads remain.  However, the property is best known as the […]

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