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Ellsworth, Illinois: Wind Farm Lookout Platform

A public viewing area was created next to a wind farm to provide unique perspectives of 240 wind turbines running in the surrounding fields.

Twin Groves Wind Farm

13682 North 2900 East Rd, Ellsworth, IL
Twin Groves Wind Farm, East of Bloomington, west side of CR 2900 E.
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Wind Farm sign and field with turbines.

Wind Farm Lookout Platform

Was fun to get close and listen to the blades turn. Parking lot was big enough for our RV.

[Stefane, 06/18/2020]

Wind Farm sign and field with turbines.

Wind Farm Lookout Platform

From the Wind Farm Lookout Platform we could hear the swish of the wind turbines.

[Margaret Taylor, 09/20/2019]

Sunset from the Wind Farm Lookout Platform.

Wind Farm Lookout Platform

Wind turbines, corn fields, and amazing sunsets. The Midwest in a nutshell.

[Jen Farrand, 10/09/2016]

Viewing the wind turbines.

Wind Farm Lookout Platform

There is a lookout to see 240 wind turbines. They sound like a jet coming in for a landing. There are information plaques around that explain the turbines in detail. The walkway to the platform demonstrates how large the turbines really are, and there is a telescopic viewer to see the turbines up close.

[Doug Dirr, 07/13/2014]

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