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Owl Hike for Adults at Hammel Woods

Event information

Date: Friday, December 1, 2023

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 18 or older.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Hammel Woods — Route 59 Access

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A barred owl on a bare tree branch. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

This hike will begin with a brief introduction to the owls of Will County and what makes them so exceptional. Then we’ll head off to explore the darkening trails as we quietly listen for these magical and elusive birds! While we listen for the owl serenade, we’ll also have the chance to hear other creatures of the night.


Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, Nov. 30: 815-722-9470.


Dress for the weather and use caution while walking outdoors as snow and ice may be present on the paths and in the parking lot.

The hike will be up to 1.5 miles on paved and natural surfaces across uneven terrain. 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.