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Fall Paddle Festival

Date & Time:

Sat, Oct 2 • 12 pm - 4 pm


Tower Road Boat Launch
Tower Rd, west of Forestway Dr
Cook County, IL 60093 (view web map)
(near Winnetka)


Embrace the fall season with nature-based activities on and off the water. We will have individual, tandem, and group canoe trips; guided hikes; youth and adult archery; pumpkin painting; nature play; s’mores; and more! In partnership with BackYard Nature Center. Free. All ages. For group registration, call 224-456-8602.

All visitors over 2 years of age must wear a mask indoors at all times. Unvaccinated visitors should also wear a mask outdoors when physical distancing (six feet from other people) is not possible.


  • 224-456-8602
  • Experience.Nature@cookcountyil.gov