KISER LAKE WETLANDS
STATE NATURE PRESERVE - 51 ACRES
Summer prairie and fen wildflowers including queen-of-the-prairie and shrubby cinquefoil; marsh wildlife. Alkaline fen and marsh.
Two prairie fen areas are the last vestiges of a 360-acre area known as Mosquito Lake Bog which occupied the upper Mosquito Creek Valley prior to the construction of Kiser Lake.
The Grandview Heights section in the southcentral part of the park includes a meadow on the edge of the lake. The Headwaters section in the southeast part of the park includes meadows, marsh and woods.
Unusual plant species present include shrubby cinquefoil, Kalm's lobelia, grass-of-pamassus, smaller fringed gentian, big bluestem, queen-of-the-prairie, Ohio goldenrod and poison sumac.
Located in Champaign County within Kiser Lake State Park. The Headwaters section of Kiser Lake State Nature Preserve is located at the north end of Kiser Lake Road (County Road 19) at the headwaters to Kiser Lake. A boardwalk trail system is present.
Abide by Preserve Rules at all times