Events

October 2019

a woman walking with her baby at LaBagh Woods
Thu, Oct 10 • 10 am

Mommy and Me Trail Walks

Vollmer Road Grove • Cook County, IL 60478 (near Country Club Hills)
People putting up a tent at a Camping 101 event.
Thu, Oct 10 • 5:30 pm

Camping 101 for Outdoor Youth Organizations

Camp Sullivan • Oak Forest, IL 60452
children roasting marshmallows at Trailside Museum
Special Event Fri, Oct 11 • 5:30 pm

Halloween Hoot n’ Howl

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
#BirdThePreserves logo
Sat, Oct 12 • 7:30 am

Eggers Grove viaje de campo para observación de aves

Eggers Grove • Chicago, IL 60617
a girl holding up a fishing pole and fish in front of a lake
Sat, Oct 12 • 8:30 am

Fall Fishing Derby

Horsetail Lake • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)
Sat, Oct 12 • 8:30 am

Fitbit Local Swallow Cliff Hike

Swallow Cliff Woods-North • Cook County, IL 60464 (near Palos Park)
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in summer.
Sat, Oct 12 • 9:30 am

Bird Banding

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Oct 12 • 10 am

Fall Photography

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Cancelled Sat, Oct 12 • 10 am

R.I.P. Stewardship Workday

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sat, Oct 12 • 11 am

“Bone” Appetit

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
exterior of the Sand Ridge Nature Center building
Sat, Oct 12 • 11 am

Leave No Child Inside: Family Fun Day!

Sand Ridge Nature Center • South Holland, IL 60473
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Oct 12 • 11 am

Hispanic Heritage Month at Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
people in a canoe on Wampum Lake
Special Event Sat, Oct 12 • 1 pm

Fall Paddle Festival

Tower Road Boat Launch • Cook County, IL 60093 (near Winnetka)
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sat, Oct 12 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
The visitors center at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
Sat, Oct 12 • 7 pm

Night Sky Programs-Constellation Mythology

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center • Willow Springs, IL 60480
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Oct 13 • 7:30 am

Fall Bird Walk

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
#BirdThePreserves logo
Sun, Oct 13 • 7:30 am

Bird Walk

Wampum Lake • Cook County, IL 60476 (near Thornton)
Sagawau Canyon
Sun, Oct 13 • 10 am

Canyon Tour

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center • Lemont, IL 60439
a Conservation at Home evaluator in a home garden.
Sun, Oct 13 • 1 pm

Conservation@Home: Composting for a Sustainable Lifestyle

Crabtree Nature Center • Barrington Hills, IL 60010
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Sun, Oct 13 • 1 pm

Makin’ Music Bluegrass Jam

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Oct 13 • 1:30 pm

Falling into Autumn Walk

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Sun, Oct 13 • 3 pm

What’s on The Menu?

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
a rendering of a person in a canoe next to an earthen mound
Mon, Oct 14 • 12 pm

Serpent Mound Celebration

Schiller Woods-West • Schiller Park, IL 60634
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Mon, Oct 14 • 1:30 pm

Falling into Autumn Walk

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
River Trail Nature Center Building in Northbrook
Wed, Oct 16 • 10 am

Small Serendipity

River Trail Nature Center • Northbrook, IL 60062
a woman walking with her baby at LaBagh Woods
Wed, Oct 16 • 10 am

Mommy and Me Trail Walks

Vollmer Road Grove • Cook County, IL 60478 (near Country Club Hills)
a trail and bridge at Oak Forest Heritage Preserve
Wed, Oct 16 • 5 pm

Haunted History Hike

Oak Forest Heritage Preserve-East • Oak Forest, IL 60452
Trailside Museum building in River Forest
Thu, Oct 17 • 10:30 am

Nature Story Times

Trailside Museum of Natural History • River Forest, IL 60305
a trail and bridge at Oak Forest Heritage Preserve
Thu, Oct 17 • 5 pm

Haunted History Hike

Oak Forest Heritage Preserve-East • Oak Forest, IL 60452
A Forest Preserves staff member showing how to light a fire in front of a small group at a Camping 101 event.
Thu, Oct 17 • 5:30 pm

Campfire Cooking Workshop

Camp Bullfrog Lake • Willow Springs, IL 60480
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