Event calendar

Fall Photo Nature Hike

Event information

Date: Sunday, November 5, 2023

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 16 and older.

Contact: 815-722-4121

Location: Hickory Creek Preserve – LaPorte Road Access

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A collection of yellow and brown leaves on the ground. Photo by Chad Merda

Event details

Fall often provides many picture-perfect moments. Join a naturalist as we hike one of the most picturesque preserves that offers a little bit of everything: prairie, savanna, forest and wetlands. Grab your camera or smartphone as we stop along the trail to capture the colorful scenery that Hickory Creek Preserve offers.

Event requirements

Registration required by Saturday, Nov. 4: 815-722-4121.


The program will begin at the preserve’s first pavilion, Shagbark Grove Shelter.

The hike will be 1 mile to 2 miles over uneven, natural 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.