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Event Calendar

Pelican Watch Hikes

Event Information

Date: Sunday, 09/20/2020

Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact Phone: 815.722.9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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Photo courtesy of Sue Delost

Event Details

There are pelicans in Illinois! Each year, American white pelicans gather outside Four Rivers Environmental Education Center during their migrations.

Learn about these intriguing birds with guided hikes of approximately 1 mile, family activities and more! Outdoors or indoors, there is something for everyone.

Hikes will be offered hourly at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.


Event Requirements

Registration required; please register for the hike of your choice: 815.722.9470.


Four Rivers Environmental Education Center is an accessible facility. The hikes will be approximately 1 mile 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.

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