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Rivers of Color: Fall Hike

Event information

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 12 or older.

Contact: 815-722-4121

Location: Hammel Woods — Route 59 Access

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Yellowish-orange leaves on a branch. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Perella

Event details

October is full of warm colors, cool breezes and hot cocoa. Join us at Hammel Woods to hike through the beautiful autumn leaves and learn about the chemistry behind the changing colors.

Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, Oct. 13: 815-722-9470.


Please dress for the weather.

This hike will be up to 3 miles long on natural terrain across steep, uneven surfaces. 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.