• This event has passed.
  • This event is cancelled.

« All Events

National Take a Hike Day: History & Photography Walk

a metal statue at Chicago Portage National Historic Site
The statue at Chicago Portage National Historic Site

Date & Time:

Tue, Nov 17 • 11 am


Chicago Portage National Historic Site
S Harlem Ave, south of 47th St
Lyons, IL 60402 (view web map)


In celebration of National Take a Hike Day, grab your camera and get ready to learn the history of this unique site within the Forest Preserves! Expect a guided walk with stopping points along the way to discuss the history of the site and to snap some pictures.  Advanced cameras and camera phones both work just fine. Cameras not required.

All participants are required to wear masks and practice physical distancing. 

Registration Required: Register at https://historyphotohike.eventbrite.com.


  • 312-533-5751
  • experience.nature@cookcountyil.gov