Harvey Creek Conservation Area is the largest park in the Sandwich Park District. It is located in the southeast corner of Sandwich on Lions Road near Indian Valley Vocational Center and is the largest parcel of land in the parks system consisting of 30 acres of wetlands and prairie grasses. A walking path, in memory of Tim Rediger, skirts the boundaries of the park to provide recreational and educational opportunities.
An open-air shelter provides picnic tables for park guests. The shelter may be used on a first come, first serve basis. Interpretative signs are located nearby to provide information on native grasses, plants and animals located in the wetland conservation area.
A 12 foot bridge spans an inlet to Harvey Creek to complete the circular path of the Tim Rediger Memorial Trail. The park is handicapped accessible for our guests.
Weatherbug Lightning Detection Systems
The Sandwich Park District has activated 5 New Lightning Detection Systems. The systems will be tested on the first Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am. The units are at Milestone Park, HS Concession Stand, Knights Park, Memorial Park and Veterans Park.
For more information, pictures, videos and complete instructions for park and outdoor facility users, please refer to the Lightning Detection System Video Link for the WeatherBug Lightning Detection Systems:
The Sandwich Park District is proud to be the custodians of multiple parks within the city limits of Sandwich and Harvey Creek Conservation Area which is located on Lions Road just east of Dayton Street.
All parks in the system are maintained by the Sandwich Park District maintenance staff with utmost care in providing a safe, clean environment for your family’s recreational needs. Please take time to visit a park near your home and enjoy the great outdoors!
Click each park location to learn more:
- David A. Francis Center
- Ernest Memorial Park
- Harvey Creek Conservation Area
- Henderson Park
- James Knight Park
- Milestone Park
- Sandwich Memorial Park
- Patriot’s Park
- Veteran’s Park
- Skate Park
- Splash Park
- Westfield Park
Sandwich Park District
1001 Latham Street , Sandwich, IL 60548
815.786.8044 office 815.786.6690 Fax
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