Spring Lake Nature Park

Streator, Illinois


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Kimes School 5th Grade Class
Studies Nature at Spring Lake Park

Streator High School Students Work on Trails

Mrs. Reed Explains Rock Stratification to Students

Northlawn Students Study the Environment

Educators are encouraged to take advantage of Spring Lake Park to provide educational programs promoting conservation and an appreciation for nature.   

This extraordinary park provides a laboratory for educators to introduce their students to the wonders of nature through the teaching of biology, geology, history, art, geometry, creative writing, and other classes.

Volunteers Greet Oakland Park 4th Grade Classes
Studies Nature at Spring Lake Park

Mrs. McLennan's 4th Grade Class at the Falls

The Towering Tree

Towering cottonwood tree

Streator area educators are awed by a towering cottonwood tree at Spring Lake in Streator. The teachers toured the park on Thursday, led by volunteers with the Spring Lake Project, to become more familiar with the area and how it could be used to provide educational opportunities for students. (Photographer: Doug Larson, The Times 10-27-07)


Spring Lake Project volunteers are available to assist teachers with arrangements.