History + Nature Walk at Engelmann Farm

Engelmann Farm 309 Shiloh Station Rd, O'Fallon, Illinois, United States

Sitting in pride of place, atop one of the highest points in the region, you will find Engelmann Farm - winding trails through former farmland offer an exceptional view of the Shiloh Valley, virgin forests, and historic homes that remain provide a glimpse into the rich history of the land. Engelmann Farm is now a […]

Free

History + Nature Walk at Engelmann Farm

Engelmann Farm 309 Shiloh Station Rd, O'Fallon, Illinois, United States

Sitting in pride of place, atop one of the highest points in the region, you will find Engelmann Farm - winding trails through former farmland offer an exceptional view of the Shiloh Valley, virgin forests, and historic homes that remain provide a glimpse into the rich history of the land. Engelmann Farm is now a […]

Free

Bird Migration Walk

Arlington Wetlands Arlington Drive Il, Pontoon Beach, Illinois

Dr. Christopher Theodorakis, a Professor of Biology at SIU-Edwardsville, will lead a walk through Arlington Wetlands. Learn about the birds that call Arlington Wetlands home and the great migration of birds through the Mississippi River flyway. Arlington Wetlands consists of a gravel path, a floating boardwalk, and a mowed path through a prairie. Close-toed shoes […]

Free

SAVE THE DATE: Strawberry Full Moon Hike

Join us for a hike under the Strawberry Moon. Location and registration to be announced soon! "The full Moon names used by The Old Farmer’s Almanac come from a number of places, including Native American, Colonial American, and European sources. Historically, names for the full or new Moons were used to track the seasons. Today, we think […]

Free

SAVE THE DATE: Woods Walk – Winter Tree ID

Learn how to identify trees in the winter time! This year we'll take a walk in the woods to help you sharpen your identification skills. Location TBD. Registration will open this fall.

Free

2024 Jingle Hike Challenge

The 2024 Jingle Hike Challenge begins on Thanksgiving Day and ends on New Year's Day. Stay tuned for this year's park announcements and prizes! 12 Parks and Conservation Areas will be chosen in our region. In each of those parks, we'll hang a bow and bell on a tree. Find the tree, take a photo […]

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