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Hibernation Hike

Event information

Date: Sunday, November 6, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-4121

Location: Hidden Oaks Nature Center

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Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

Did you know not all animals hibernate in winter? Join us on a hike through the woods and down to Hidden Lakes to find out who’s hibernating and who’s not. We’ll explore the woods looking for signs of animals and challenge ourselves to see if our memory is as good as a squirrel’s.

Event requirements

Registration required by Saturday, Nov. 5: 815-722-4121.


Dress for the weather as the entire program will be outdoors.

The hike is approximately 1 mile over uneven, natural terrain and inclines. 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.