The 90-acre Spring Creek Reservoir Forest Preserve in Bloomingdale offers an asphalt trail with benches for wildlife viewing, picnicking and fishing. The trail is a great 20-minute lunchtime loop around the reservoir.
Spring Creek Reservoir has an oak savanna, meadows and an immature woodland surrounding the reservoir. The preserve is home to a variety of plants and wildlife.
The entrance is on the north side of Lake Street (Route 20) 0.25 mile east of Glen Ellyn Road and 0.25 mile west of Medinah Road.
The eastern area of the main parking lot at Spring Creek Reservoir is unavailable Dec. 1, 2017 ‒ Feb. 28, 2018. Winter recreational activities (sledding, ice fishing, ice skating, etc.) are prohibited due to fluctuating water levels within the reservoir.