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Owl Night Hike

Event information

Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023

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

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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A short-eared owl flying over a grassland. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

As the moon rises, so do the creatures of the night. Let’s gather in the moonlight to listen for the calls of the local owls, along with other nocturnal animals. As we hike through the dark woods, keep an eye on the trees above for one of these mesmerizing raptors.


Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, Dec. 15: 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.

This hike will be up to 1.5 miles long on natural surfaces and over 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.