Snake Road

The U.S. Forest Service reports that the Shawnee National Forest’s Snake Road in Union County is scheduled to close on March 15. The road will be closing so that snakes and amphibians, some of which are considered threatened and endangered in Illinois and the United States, can migrate from...
Limestone bluffs near the LaRue Swamp in western Union County. File photo.
The Shawnee National Forest’s Snake Road in Union County was scheduled to close on Sept. 1 for a fall snake and amphibian migration. The U.S. Forest Service announced that the road would be closed so that snakes and amphibians can migrate from LaRue Swamp to nearby limestone bluffs. Some of the...
Shawnee National Forest’s Snake Road is closing today, Sept. 1 so that snakes and amphibians, some of them considered threatened and endangered in Illinois and the U.S., can migrate from LaRue Swamp to nearby limestone bluffs.  Closing the two and a half mile-long road, also known as LaRue Road and...

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