Willy's Wilderness

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

Reptile Hike! Exploring Kankakee Sands
Fri, Aug 14
Kankakee Sands Preserve - Route 113 Acce
Aug 14, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Kankakee Sands Preserve - Route 113 Acce, Wilmington, IL 60481, USA
If you have never been to Kankakee Sands Preserve now is the time! The sandy soil of this preserve creates a unique habitat for many animals! Reptiles love it! Join a naturalist as we search the prairie and woodlands for some cool reptiles!
Back to School Bike Ride
Sat, Aug 29
Hammel Woods - DuPage River Access
Aug 29, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Hammel Woods - DuPage River Access, 23435 W Black Rd, Shorewood, IL 60431, USA
Start the school year out right. Stay active on the weekends as a family! We will explore the prairie and view the river at stops along the ride. Our adventure is intended for all levels and abilities – trikes, balance bikes, and trailers welcome!