Willy's Wilderness

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

Nature Play Day (Zoom webinar)
Wed, Jul 08
Zoom webinar
Jul 08, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Zoom webinar
Attend this program virtually with your 3-5 year old for a slithering good time. Meet Penny, our ball python, and learn what makes her an awesome creature. Listen to a story about a snake musical band, and sing along as we meet the bandmates.
Vitamin N Family Hike
Sat, Jul 11
Rock Run Preserve - Black Road Access
Jul 11, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Rock Run Preserve - Black Road Access, Black Rd, Joliet, IL 60431, USA
N is for nature! Take your family outdoors for this interactive hike. Inspired by author Richard Louv’s belief that nature is essential for our well-being, we'll explore different habitats and creatures that live right beyond your back yard. Children will gain confidence exploring the natural world.