We're celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Hidden Oaks Nature Center being open with the very first Nature Fest! The whole family can connect with nature for free with games and activities that span across the entire conservation area. You can do everything from fishing, to a craft, to learning about bees, to archery and more!Find out more »
All ages welcome! Bring your flashlight and bag to search for candy canes that have been scattered throughout the forest at Hidden Oaks Nature Center. The hunt will take place outside regardless of weather, so please dress appropriately.Find out more »
All ages welcome! Our naturalists will teach you all about maple tree tapping. Here's what you'll get to do: • Learn about the history of maple tapping and how it was discovered • Go on a short hike to learn how to identify maple trees (even without leaves!) • Watch a maple tree tapping demonstration and learn about the equipment used • At the fire pit, learn how the sap is cooked • Eat pancakes and taste the difference between…Find out more »
Our Unplug Illinois campaign is part of the statewide movement from Illinois Park and Recreation Association designed to get people to “unplug” and enjoy active play opportunities at parks across Illinois. To celebrate this year, we're offering a free fishing day at Hidden Lakes Historic Trout Farm. You can fish for free without a permit! Unplugging has been shown to help improve quality of life, help you feel more recharged every day, help you sleep better, and improve your Interpersonal…Find out more »
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