Willy's Wilderness

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

  • Track & Scat Hike
    Sat, Jan 29
    Isle a la Cache Museum
    Jan 29, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville, IL 60446, USA
    Lace up your winter boots and let’s puzzle together what animals have been hanging around Isle a la Cache! Start inside the museum learning about what animal leaves behind those tracks and how to ID animal droppings like a pro. Then head outside to put your skills to the test. Who will you find?
  • Bombie the Abominable Snowman
    Sat, Feb 05
    Messenger Woods Nature Preserve
    Feb 05, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, 13800 W Bruce Rd, Homer Glen, IL 60491, USA
    Let’s go in search of “Bombie,” which is short for the abominable snowman! We’ll sing songs and go on a short, adventurous hike in search of “Bombie” and then make s’mores over the campfire.