Event calendar

Travel Tales Trail Exploration

Event information

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center

View on Google Maps

An interpretive sign posted in front of a pond. Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

This ongoing program runs from Sunday, June 1, to Saturday, Aug. 31. Preserve hours are 8 a.m. to sunset.

It’s summer vacation time, but humans aren’t the only animals that travel. Whether a short leap or a long migration, wildlife is also on the go! Hike the shoreline of Snapper Pond to follow “Travel Tales,” an outdoor exploration trail. Ten resident animals are featured at the 10 trail stops, exploring how the creatures wiggle, soar, slink and more!

Amp up the fun by dropping into Plum Creek Nature Center to grab a selfie sheet. Click your pics and share your best shot to claim a prize. Our favorites will be added to the future “Faces of Nature” display.

Event requirements

No registration required. 

Plum Creek Nature Center is an accessible facility. Outdoor activities may take place on natural surfaces across 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.