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Event Calendar

Where's Willy? Scavenger Hunt

Event Information

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact Phone: 815.727.8700

Photo by Chad Merda

Event Details

This program runs from Sunday, August 1, through Tuesday, August 31.

Please note: Wearing a mask is recommended for those who are not fully vaccinated. 

Where’s Willy? Can you find our furry woodchuck mascot? He is out hiking the trails and exploring our preserves. Once he finds some favorite spots, he is going to hang out for a bit. He left a map in his den that is marked with four preserves he wants to explore: 

Clues to Willy’s whereabouts will be posted on the District’s website. Each time you find Willy, snap a photo to upload to our website. If you find Willy at all four preserves by the end of August, you’ll receive a Forest Preserve District drawstring backpack.

Event Requirements

No registration is required. 

Parking lots and sidewalks are accessible. Trails are either asphalt or limestone, and are located along natural surfaces and across uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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