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!

 

Morning Hike at Funderburg Forest Preserve

Meet us in the parking lot off Meridian Road for a three-mile morning hike at Funderburg Forest Preserve. We'll hike through the forest and alongside the old cornfields. The trails […]

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Free
R. Robert Funderburg Forest Preserve, 3927 S Meridian Road
Rockford, IL 61102 United States
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Nighttime Snow Sculpture Hike at Sinnissippi

Wear reflective clothing and meet us by the outdoor bathrooms in front of Nicholas Conservatory. Together, we'll carefully cross the busy N. 2nd Street at the designated intersection and hike […]

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Free
Nicholas Conservatory, 1354 N 2nd St
Rockford, IL 61107
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Haskell Hike

We'll meet by the big boulder in the center of Haskell Park. We'll have a quick info session, check out the park and hike one-to-two miles in the neighborhood. For […]

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Free
Haskell Park, 450 N. Church St.
Rockford, IL 61103
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Hump Day Hike at Colored Sands

How do you celebrate the middle of the week? By joining your 815 Outside pals for a three-mile morning hike at Colored Sands Forest Preserve, of course! Meet us in […]

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Free
Colored Sands Forest Preserve, 10602 Haas Road
Durand, IL 61024 United States
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3-Mile Morning Hike at Pecatonica Wetlands Truitt (Best Road)

Wednesdays are for winter wetlands so join us for a three-mile "out and back" morning hike at Pecatonica Wetlands! We'll meet in the parking lot by the outhouse. We'll have […]

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Free
Pecatonica Wetlands Preserve, 5750 Best Road
Pecatonica, IL 61063 United States
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Nygren Wetlands Walk

Meet us at the wildlife overlook at Nygren Wetland Preserve. We'll have a quick info session and then loop around the wetlands. The address for the public entrance is 3714 […]

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Free
Carl & Myrna Nygren Wetland, 3714 W. Rockton Rd
Rockton, IL 61072 United States
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