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Wednesday Oak Ridge Forest Preserve Hike

Up to 5 miles with shorter options. Plan to hike the Blue and Green trails. The ground should still be frozen yet today but the next several day forecast is for 40's and rain. Snow/ice cleats will assure better footing.

Hike Route

Oak Ridge Trail map

Here is a list of forest preserves that are maintained and open to vehicular traffic all winter long during normal daytime hours:

Colored Sands Canoe Launch (bird station closed)
Blackhawk Springs (Mulford Rd. entrance)
Espensheid Memorial (inner gate closed)
Oak Ridge
Pecatonica Wetlands-Truitt
Rockford Rotary (inner gate closed)
Severson Dells (lower gate closed, nature center side open)
Trask Bridge (inner gate closed)
Wednesday, December 28, 2022, 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Oak Ridge Forest Preserve
8322 Blomberg Road
Cherry Valley, IL  61016
Additional Info:
Event Leader(s):
Terrence P Leonard
Club Hikes
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee