Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge

McHenry County | Illinois

What We Did
Created the first National Wildlife Refuge in the Chicago area.

Our Goal
Connect protected lands and trails, promote tourism, and create outdoor opportunities.

Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge by the Numbers
60+
publicly and privately owned parks, preserves, and natural areas protected
23,000
acres conserved
12
million people within an hour's drive
The Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge Story
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Get in Touch with Our Illinois Team
Chicago Office

120 S. LaSalle Street
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL, 60603
(312) 750-9820
chicago@tpl.org

Associate Vice President, Illinois State Director

(312) 750-9820
caroline.oboyle@tpl.org