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Winter Solstice Night Hike

Event information

Date: Friday, December 22, 2023

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 708-946-2216

Location: Hickory Creek Preserve – LaPorte Road Acccess

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A person holding a lantern outside in the dark. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

Cold weather is no reason to stay indoors! Spend some time in the woods celebrating the longest night of the year. We will enjoy the woods while looking and listening for animals braving the cold winter night alongside us.

Event requirements

Registration is required by Thursday, Dec. 21: 708-946-2216.


This program will be held entirely outside, so dress for the weather.

The hike will be up to 2 miles on uneven trail 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.