Calendar of Events

Outdoor Recreation

September 27
Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides
St. James Farm, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Forest Fitness Walk
Greene Valley, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
September 29
FullersBird Friday
Willowbrook, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
September 30
Horse-Drawn Hayrides
Danada, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
October 01
Horse-Drawn Hayrides
Danada, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
October 02
Forest Fitness Walk
Greene Valley, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
October 03
Birding for Beginners
Blackwell, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
October 04
Fall Colors Wagon Tour
St. James Farm, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Be a Junior Ranger! Five-Part Program begins
Multiple, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
FullersBird Evening at The Preserve
Oak Meadows, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
October 06
FullersBird Friday
Hidden Lake, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Night Hike
Meacham Grove, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
October 07
Archery: Families
Maple Grove, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Honeybees and Local Cheese
Kline Creek Farm, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
October 08
Danada Fall Festival
Danada, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
October 09
Forest Fitness Walk
Fullersburg Woods, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Ranger Adventure Day
Herrick Lake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Fall Colors Wagon Tour
St. James Farm, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
October 11
Fall Colors Wagon Tour
St. James Farm, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Archery: Adults
Blackwell, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
October 12
Archery: Active Adults
Churchill Woods, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
October 13
FullersBird Friday
Philip State Park, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
October 14
Navigation: Geocaching
Salt Creek Park, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
October 15
Paddling: Fall Colors Along Salt Creek
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – Noon
Fall Colors Wagon Tour
St. James Farm, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
October 16
Navigation: Geocaching
Herrick Lake, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
October 17
Birding for Beginners
Greene Valley, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Fall Colors Hike
Maple Grove, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
October 18
Little Sprouts Tales and Trails: Pumpkins
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
October 19
Fall Colors Hike
Waterfall Glen, 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
October 20
Fishing: Family Fishing 101
Blackwell, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Autumn Moon Hayride
St. James Farm, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
October 21
Fishing: Fall Trout Season Opener
Blackwell, Wood Dale Grove, Pratt’s Wayne Woods, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m.
Sunrise Hike
Greene Valley, 6:45 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.
Corn Harvest
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Paddling: West Branch Color Tour
Multiple, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
October 22
Corn Harvest
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Archery: Families
Churchill Woods, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Birds of Prey
Willowbrook, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
October 24
Birding for Beginners
Mallard Lake, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Fall Colors Hike
Greene Valley, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Myths and Legends
Mayslake, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
October 25
Archery: Adults
Blackwell, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
October 26
Ride the Trails Fall Color Tour
Danada, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
October 27
Halloween Night Walks
Fullersburg Woods, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Autumn Moon Hayride
St. James Farm, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
October 28
Volunteer: Make a Difference Day
East Branch, 9 a.m. – Noon
Family Day at Danada
Danada Equestrian Center, Noon – 4 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Halloween Night Walks
Fullersburg Woods, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
October 30
Forest Fitness Walk
, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Navigation: Geocaching
St. James Farm, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
October 31
Fall Colors Hike
Meacham Grove, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
November 03
Autumn Moon Hayride
St. James Farm, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
November 04
Fishing: Family Fishing 101
Blackwell, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Navigation: Geocaching
Churchill Woods, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
November 06
Forest Fitness Walk
St. James Farm, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
November 07
Birding for Beginners
Danada, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
November 08
Archery: Active Adults
Herrick Lake, 10:30 a.m. – Noon
November 10
Ranger Adventure Day
Mayslake, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Autumn Moon Hayride
St. James Farm, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
November 11
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Autumn Moon Hayride
St. James Farm, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
November 12
November 13
Forest Fitness Walk
Waterfall Glen, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
November 15
Little Sprouts Tales and Trails: Leaves
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Archery: Active Adults
Herrick Lake, 10:30 a.m. – Noon
November 18
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Owl Extravaganza
Fullersburg Woods, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
November 19
Cast-Iron Cooking Thanksgiving
Churchill Woods, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
November 20
Forest Fitness Walk
Mallard Lake, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
November 25
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
November 26
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
November 27
Forest Fitness Walk: 10-Mile Hike
Springbrook, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
November 29
Archery: Active Adults
Herrick Lake, 10:30 a.m. – Noon
November 30
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
December 01
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
December 02
Talons and Claus
Willowbrook, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
December 03
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
December 04
Forest Fitness Walk
Oak Meadows, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Story Time at Fullersburg Woods
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Christmas on the Farm House Tour
Kline Creek Farm, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
December 05
The Dirt on Worms
Mayslake, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
December 06
Archery: Adults
Herrick Lake, 10:30 a.m. – Noon
December 09
Team-Building Games
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – Noon
Christmas on the Farm
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
December 10
Animal Tracking
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Cast-Iron Cooking
Herrick Lake, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Christmas on the Farm
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
December 11
Forest Fitness Walk
Blackwell, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Story Time at Fullersburg Woods
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
December 16
Animal Tracking
Churchill Woods, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Snowshoe Hike
Blackwell, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
December 18
Forest Fitness Walk
Danada, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Story Time at Fullersburg Woods
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
December 20
Archery: Adults
Herrick Lake, 10:30 a.m. – Noon
December 22
Camp Fullersburg: Winter Break
Fullersburg Woods, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
December 23
Snowshoe Hike
Blackwell, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Kline Creek Farm, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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