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Party for the Preserves

a large bonfire

Date & Time:

Sat, Sep 21 • 3 pm - 9 pm


Camp Bullfrog Lake
9600 Wolf Rd
Willow Springs, IL 60480 (view web map)


Join us for the kick-off to National Public Lands Week at Party for the Preserves. Activities will include canoeing with Wilderness Inquiry, bike clinics with REI, bike rides with CAMBr, stargazing with University of Chicago, nature play with Chicago Botanic Gardens, lawn games and art-making, beer samples from Imperial Oak Brewing, animal encounters with Sand Ridge Nature Center, guided hikes, Leave No Trace activities, live music, s’mores and more! Event is BYOB – glass in not permitted.


  • 708-386-4042
  • experience.nature@cookcountyil.gov