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Party for the Preserves

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Date & Time:

Sat, Sep 26 • 2 pm - 6 pm

Location:

Kickapoo Woods
Halsted St, south of W 144th St
Riverdale, IL 60827 (view web map)

Description:

Golden Tree Cookie Hunt (2 – 6pm)
10 Golden Tree Cookies will be placed by staff from 2 to 6pm. Find one while you are out celebrating Party for the Preserves with us and turn it in at the welcome tent for some Forest Preserves of Cook County swag.

Guided Nature Walks (2 – 6pm)*
Enjoy nature walks with staff and learn about the ecology of the Little Calumet River. Walks will be offered every hour. *Registration suggested: Email experience.camping@cookcountyil.gov.

Self-Guided Nature Scavenger Hunt (2 – 6pm)
Pick up a scavenger hunt before you explore Kickapoo Woods.

Select Organized Litter Obliterators (SOLO)
Help clean up the preserves as a way to give back and celebrate Nation Public Lands Day. Pick up Litter Obliterator supplies at the follow locations at any of our nature centers (9am – 3pm); Bemis Woods-South, Kickapoo Woods and Forest Way Grove (2pm – 6pm).


About Party for the Preserves

Enjoy a number of self-guided activities and guided programs on September 26 from 9am to 9pm at various Forest Preserves locations to celebrate National Public Lands Day. See all Party for the Preserves events.

All participants are required to wear masks and practice physical distancing. The number of participants may be capped for activities to allow for physical distancing.

Contact:

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

Cost:

Free