Willy's Wilderness

A nature website for kids (and their parents) from the Forest Preserve District of Will County

  • Creeker Seekers: World Rivers Day
    Tue, Sep 28
    Hickory Creek Junction
    Sep 28, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Hickory Creek Junction, 21063 Prestancia Dr, Mokena, IL 60448, USA
    In celebration of World Rivers Day, bring your boots and a sense of wonder as we immerse ourselves in the cool waters of Hickory Creek in the name of science! Flip over some rocks in search of aquatic critters big and small. We’ll count the frogs and hopefully meet some fishy friends.
  • Sensory-Friendly Playdate: Big Birds
    Oct 03, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Four Rivers, 25055 S Walnut Ln, Channahon, IL 60410, USA
    This program offers families of children with sensory-processing needs a chance to experience Four Rivers Environmental Education Center and the trail outside on their own terms. Investigate the unique big birds, like pelicans, that visit our preserve.