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Owl Prowl for Adults: Hickory Creek Preserve

Event information

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 16 and older.

Contact: 815-722-4121

Location: Hickory Creek Preserve – LaPorte Road Access

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A screech owl perched on a tree snag. Photo courtesy of Paul Dacko

Event details

Get bundled up and strap on your favorite hiking boots as we set out in search of elusive owls. Enjoy after-dark access in the forest preserve. Along the way, discover just how many species of owl reside in Will County and how to differentiate them. Learn how big they can get, what they look like and where you can find them. Afterward, warm up by a fire and enjoy some roasted marshmallows.


Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, Nov. 9: 815-722-4121.


Dress for the weather, as the entire program will be outdoors. The program will begin at the preserve’s first pavilion, Shagbark Grove Shelter.

The hike will be 1 mile to 2 miles over uneven, natural terrain. 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.