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Campfire Sing-along and Hike

Event information

Date: Friday, March 8, 2024

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-4121

Location: Messenger Woods Nature Preserve

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Marshmallows roasting on a fire. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

Hiking, campfires and singing are not just for summer! Explore the sights and sounds of Messenger Woods at night while hiking along a lantern-lit trail with a naturalist. Warm yourself and your singing voice for nostalgic camp songs around a roaring campfire. Top off the evening with a delicious roasted s’more.

Event requirements

Registration required by Wednesday, March 6: 815-722-4121.


Please bring your own camp chair. Meet at Hawthorn Grove Shelter.

The hike will be approximately 1 mile on natural, uneven terrain. Be sure to dress for the weather and trail conditions. 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.