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September 15th, 2010

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Chicagoland Homeschool Hikers Fall/Winter 2010-2011 Hike Schedule

To join their group, just show up for a hike! All hikes are “drop-in” -
you don’t need to register! They meet at 10 am and usually hike until
around noon. Most families bring a lunch to enjoy following the hike.
All ages are welcome. To follow their group and get messages, photos, details
regarding upcoming hikes join their online community:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/chicagolandhomeschoolhikers

Friday September 17 – Hammel Woods, Shorewood Illinois
http://www.reconnectwithnature.org/preserves-trails/Hammel-Woods

parking lot on Black Road (Crumby Recreation Area)

Friday October 1 – Indiana Dunes State Park, Chesterton Indiana
http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/dunes_trail.pdf

parking location TBA

Friday October 15 – Sag Valley/Swallow Cliff Woods, Palos Park Illinois
http://www.fpdcc.com/downloads/swallow_cliff_pg.pdf

park in lot near 96th & 119th (see bottom of map)

Friday November 5 – Channahon State Park, Channahon Illinois
http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/parks/i&m/east/channaho/park.htm

park in lot off of Story St.

Friday November 19 – Fullersburg Woods, Oakbrook IL
http://www.dupageforest.com/media/files/cms/District_News/Multimedia_Gal\
lery/Maps/Preserve_Maps_PDFs/Fullersburg.pdf
<http://www.dupageforest.com/media/files/cms/District_News/Multimedia_Gallery/Maps/Preserve_Maps_PDFs/Fullersburg.pdf>
park off of Spring Road near the Visitors Center

Friday December 3 – Rock Run Preserve, Joliet IL
http://www.reconnectwithnature.org/preserves-trails/Rock-Run-Nichols

Use Paul Nichols Access – Essington Road & Ingalls Ave.

Friday January 7 – Plum Creek Nature Center, Beecher IL – SLEDDING HILL!
- let it snow! http://www.reconnectwithnature.org/visitor-centers/pcnc
parking at the Nature Center

Friday February 4 – Monee Reservoir, Monee IL – SNOWSHOEING! Snowshoes
are available to rent -
http://www.reconnectwithnature.org/preserves-trails/Monee-Reservoir
park near the visitor center

For more information  go to
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/chicagolandhomeschoolhikers/
and join the list to receive info on all of the hikes, including the next 6 month schedule.

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