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!

 

Evening Hike at Kieselburg Forest Preserve

This evening hike will be 2-3 miles long and bring you through a variety of different kinds of prairies and wetlands.The trails are mostly flat and grassy, making them fairly […]

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Free
Kieselburg County Forest Preserve, 5801 Swanson Road
Roscoe, IL 61073 United States
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Short Hike at Macktown Forest Preserve

Join us for a calming evening hike at Macktown Forest Preserve, one of the early colonial settlements in the region. This forest preserve contains historical buildings from the Macktown Settlement, […]

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Free
Macktown Forest Preserve, 2221 Freeport Rd.
Rockton, IL 61072
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Long Hike at Pecatonica River Preserve

Join us for a hike through the beautiful prairies and along the oxbow lakes at Pecatonica River Forest Preserve, which is filled with beavers and has frequent Bald Eagle sightings! […]

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Free
Pecatonica River Forest Preserve, 7260 Judd Road
Pecatonica, IL 61063 United States
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Geocaching Hike at Severson Dells

Severson Dells has many geocaches, and we are going to go find some of them! If you are unfamiliar with geocaching, you can look at our informational webpage about it […]

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Free
Severson Dells Forest Preserve and Nature Center, 8786 Montague Road
Rockford, IL 61102 United States
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Bike Trip Along the Stone Bridge Trail

Join us for a biking trip along the Stone Bridge Trail in Roscoe! Most of this trail is made of crushed limestone, making it a fairly easy ride for any […]

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Free
Roland Olson Forest Preserve, 9669 Atwood Road
Roscoe, IL 61073 United States
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Hike at Levings Park

Join us for a beautiful autumn walk along the lake at Levings Park. This hike will wind through about 2 miles of Levings Park on mostly paved paths, and will […]

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Free
Levings Park, 1420 S. Pierpont Ave.
Rockford, IL 61102 United States
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