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Event Calendar

Bombie the Abominable Snowman Hunt

Event Information

Date: Saturday, 02/05/2022

Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 3-8 accompanied by a non-registered adult.

Contact Phone: 815.727.8700

Location: Messenger Woods Nature Preserve

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Event Details

Please note: To participate in Forest Preserve programs, the public must follow current masking protocol. For up-to-date mask requirements, click here.

Let’s go in search of “Bombie,” which is short for the abominable snowman! We’ll sing songs and go on a short, adventurous hike in search of “Bombie” and then make s’mores over the campfire.

This program is intended for a younger audience. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Event Requirements

Registration required by Thursday, February 3: 815.727.8700.


This program takes place entirely outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Meet at the Hawthorn Grove Shelter.

The hike will be approximately 1 mile over uneven terrain with snow and ice possible on the trail. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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