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Spring Things! Vernal Equinox Hike

Event information

Date: Sunday, March 19, 2023

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 10 and older.

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center

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Photo by Chad Merda

Event details

Head to Goodenow Grove to celebrate the wonderful things the vernal equinox brings. Join a naturalist to explore the sights, sounds and smells of the season. We will be on the lookout for frogs, salamanders and more in and around vernal ponds in the preserve. Experience nature as it awakens after a long winter slumber.

Event requirements

Registration required by Saturday, March 18: 708-946-2216.


The hike will be approximately 2 miles on natural surface trails 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.