From fall color hikes to costume-clad children and meeting “spooky” native animals, there are numerous opportunities for families and visitors of all ages to join us in person or virtually this season and enjoy a variety of fun fall activities!
Remember: Most in-person events & programs require registration. All participants are required to wear masks and practice physical distancing.
If you’re looking for some Halloween fun, check out these great events:
The Great Sand Ridge (Tiny) Pumpkin HuntSand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
Hoot n’ Howl: Creatures of the Night Flashlight HikeTrailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nightlife: Scary Stories & Scavenger HuntRiver Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
Creature FeatureLittle Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Full Moon Night HikeLittle Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Fall Color Events
Visitors can experience the beauty of warm autumn hues during fall in the Forest Preserves of Cook County, with numerous opportunities to get outside and enjoy nature’s warm colors and crisp air. If you’re interested in a guided fall color hike, check out these events below: