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Event Calendar

Owl Prowl

Event Information

Date: Saturday, 11/14/2020

Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact Phone: 708.946.2216

Location: Hickory Creek Preserve – Cleveland Road

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Photo courtesy of Michael Fagan

Event Details

Please note: Masks are required for all in-person, indoor and outdoor program participants, with the exception of those younger than 2 years old and those with a medical condition or disability that prevents them from wearing one, per state guidelines.

Explore the secrets that our forests hold in the evening hours. Join interpretive naturalists as they search for the elusive winged predator, the owl. Discover the natural history of Will County owls and why they call at this time of year.

Enjoy a fire, hot cocoa and marshmallows. Bring your favorite mug and camping chair to sit by the fire.

This program will also be offered from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, November 13, and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, November 14. The 7 to 9 p.m. program on Saturday is geared toward quieter adult audiences. Pick your program date and time, keeping in mind the family vs. adult programs.

Event Requirements

Registration required by Saturday, November 14: 708.946.2216. 


This program is offered at Hickory Creek Preserve's Cleveland Road location. Registered participants will be sent a map/directions to the meeting spot after they are registered.

The program will be held outdoors, so please dress for the weather. 

Participants will hike on natural surface trails across uneven and possibly snow-covered terrain. Be prepared to walk 1.5 miles. Be prepared to walk 1.5 miles. 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.


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