Monarch Magic Hike at Nature at the Confluence

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop St, South Beloit, IL

Come walk the prairie and river trails at Nature At The Confluence and learn more about the Super Generation of Monarchs that are beginning their migration to Mexico. We'll spot […]


Short Hike at Indian Hill Forest Preserve

Indian Hill Forest Preserve 7061 Kishwaukee Road, Rockford, IL

This short 1.7 mile hike will bring you through beautiful woodlands and along a few small hills, including a small bluff overlooking the woods. Most of the hike will be […]


Evening Hike at Kieselburg Forest Preserve

Kieselburg County Forest Preserve 5801 Swanson Road, Roscoe, IL

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 […]


Short Hike at Macktown Forest Preserve

Macktown Forest Preserve 2221 Freeport Rd., Rockton, IL

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, […]


Long Hike at Pecatonica River Preserve

Pecatonica River Forest Preserve 7260 Judd Road, Pecatonica, IL

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! […]


Geocaching Hike at Severson Dells

Severson Dells Forest Preserve and Nature Center 8786 Montague Road, Rockford, IL

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 […]


Bike Trip Along the Stone Bridge Trail

Roland Olson Forest Preserve 9669 Atwood Road, Roscoe, IL

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 […]


Hike at Levings Park

Levings Park 1420 S. Pierpont Ave., Rockford, IL

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 […]


Fall Hike at Hononegah Forest Preserve

Hononegah Forest Preserve 80 Hononegah Road, Rockton, IL

Hononegah Forest Preserve is known for its autumn beauty. This hike will highlight that beauty as we walk through the fallen leave leaves along the Rock River. This hike will […]


Guided Hike at Nygren Wetland

Carl & Myrna Nygren Wetland 3190 W Rockton Rd, Rockton, IL

Tyler, the leader of this hike and an employee of the Natural Land Institute, will guide us along the main 2.75 mile long hiking trail at Nygren Wetland. The terrain […]


Hike at Sinnissippi Park

Sinnissippi Park 1401 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL

Join us for a short walk through Sinnissippi park in Rockford! This walk will bring us through the park and be about 1-2 miles long over fairly level terrain. We […]


Weekend Hike at Oak Ridge Forest Preserve

Oak Ridge Forest Preserve 8321 Blomberg Rd, Cherry Valley, IL

Join us for a walk through the beautiful woodlands at Oak Ridge Forest Preserve. This hike will take us through about 3-4 miles of beautiful wooded trails with only minimal […]


Hike at Anna Page Park

Anna Page Park 3102 N. Springfield Ave., Rockford, IL

Join us for a short 1.25 mile hike through Anna Page Park! This hike will be held on the looping road through the park, which is fairly level and has […]


Pop-Up Holiday Walk Along the Rock River Recreation Path

Nicholas Conservatory/Rock River Recreation Path 1354 N 2nd S., Rockford, IL

Join us for a festive walk along the Rock River Recreation Path! We will begin this walk at Nicholas Conservatory when the sun is up, and end by walking through […]


Weekend Hike at Funderburg Forest Preserve

R. Robert Funderburg Forest Preserve 3927 S Meridian Road, Rockford, IL

Join us for a beautiful winter hike through Funderburg Forest Preserve, the newest of Winnebago County Forest Preserve's properties. This preserve has a wide variety of different ecosystems that we […]

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