Are you or your family looking for new places to explore, some company to hike with, or just a reason to be outside? Join 815 Outside on adventures around Winnebago County to enjoy nature, get active, and meet new people. All events are free and open to all ages and abilities. Click on an event to learn more, and be sure to RSVP! Click to see our entire calendar of events.
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Lunchtime Hike at Headquarters Forest Preserve
Take some time to stretch your legs with this midday walk at Headquarters Forest Preserve! This loop will be just over one mile, making it a great path for kids! […]Find out more »
Rockford, IL 61103 United States
Lunchtime Hike along the Rock River Recreation Path
Join us for a stroll along the Rock River during your lunch break! This will be an easy hike along a paved path. Most of this hike will be in […]Find out more »
Rockford, IL 61107
Evening Bird Hike at Nature at the Confluence
Unwind from your day with a birding hike! We will meet at the Center to pick up some binoculars (or bring your own if you have them!) and then head […]Find out more »
South Beloit, IL 61080 United States
Hike at Severson Dells
Join us for a scenic hike through Severson Dells Forest Preserve! We will walk along the paved loop and then branch off to the mowed path to walk down to […]Find out more »
Rockford, IL 61102 United States
Afternoon Hike at Anna Page Park
Join us for a scenic hike through Anna Page Park! This will be an easy hike through mostly forests on mowed grass trails.Find out more »
Rockford, IL 61101 United States
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