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Lake Renwick Migratory Bird Hike

Event information

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 7 or older.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve

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Photo by Chad Merda

Event details

Many birds use Lake Renwick to rest and refuel during their migration. Join us for a guided hike in search of amazing waterfowl, eagles, songbirds and more.

Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, April 21: 815-722-9470.


The group will meet by the visitor center at the Renwick Road entrance. Dress for the weather and bring along your favorite field guide and binoculars.

The hike will be approximately 1.5 miles along limestone paths. 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.