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Lantern-lit Hike for Lovers

Event information

Date: Friday, February 9, 2024

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 21 or older.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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A closeup of two people holding hands outside. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

Reconnect in the still quiet of the evening under the twinkling stars. Take time for just the two of you in the warm glow of lanterns along the trail. Get cozy indoors with a hot chocolate bar, a gourmet s’mores station and fun optional games and activities. Be reminded of just how much you enjoy being together.

Join us anytime between 6 and 9 p.m. and participate as much or as little as you like. Valentine’s Day-themed trivia competitions will be held at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. This BYOB program (beer and wine only, please) is for adults only.

Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, Feb. 8: 815-722-9470.


This is an inclusive program, welcoming individuals of all abilities. Dress for the weather and use caution while walking outdoors as snow and ice may be present on the paths and in parking lots.

The hike will be up to 0.5 mile long over paved and natural surfaces across uneven terrain. Four Rivers is an accessible facility. 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.