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Firefly Glow Hike and Campfire

Gaylord Rd at Fox Meadow Dr Crest Hill, IL

Dates: Jul. 19, 2024
times: 8pm-9:30pm
Location: Theodore Marsh, Gaylord Rd at Fox Meadow Dr, Crest Hill, IL

Independence Day may be over, but Mother Nature is bringing her own bright explosions to a preserve near you — fireflies! Become immersed in nature at night and experience the bright magic of these beautiful beetles. Discover the science behind these staples of summer and craft a glowing creation of your own. Once the stage is set, take a short hike and seek out this incredible insect for a closer look. End the night by the light of a campfire and roast a tasty marshmallow.

Fee: Free! Age: All ages. Registration required by Thursday, July 18, by calling 815-722-4121 or online.

The program will include a 0.5-mile hike on uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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