Event calendar

Four Rivers Story Trail: 'Cicada Symphony'

Event information

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2024

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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A periodical cicada on a leaf. Photo by Suzy Lyttle

Event details

This ongoing program runs from Thursday, May 23, to Friday, June 7. Preserve hours are 8 a.m. to sunset.

Travel along Four Rivers’ Woodland Loop Trail and discover the remarkably unique life cycle of the periodical cicada. “Cicada Symphony,” written by Sue Fleiss, is rhythmic, engaging and full of fascinating facts. Illustrator Gareth Lucas has drawn magnificent, colorful illustrations. Enjoy the book and a lovely stroll in nature. This story is appropriate for all ages.

Event requirements

No registration required. 

The trail covers 0.4 miles of paved 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.