You need not be a member of the Friends to join us in any of the hikes. There is no fee for the hikes. We ask that you dress weather appropriately.
For more information, contact Ed Herrmann at: firstname.lastname@example.org (email) or 815-664-2403 (home). Our hike schedule is posted below, along with links to recaps and photos of our previous hikes.
2015 Hike Schedule
|Date||Hike Route||Length||Meet/Park @||Hike Name|
|Jan. 18||Lock 6 to Lock 3||4.5 miles||Lock 3 (IL. Rt. 29)||Great Blue Heron|
|Feb. 15||Lock 30 to Lock 32||4.6 miles||Lock 30 (Steel Dam)||Bald Eagle|
|March 15||Bridge 59 to Bridge 62||4.2 miles||IL. Rt. 92 (Bridge 56)||Barred Owl|
|April 19||Lock 21 to Bridge 15||5.4 miles||Bridge 15 (Visitor Center)||Raccoon|
|May 17||Bridge 47 to Lock 33||4.9 miles||Bridge 45 access (Rock Falls)||Indigo Bunting|
|June 14||Lock 17 to Bridge 6||3.2 miles||Lock 17||Wood Duck|
|July 19||Bridge 59 to Bridge 56||3.8 miles||IL. Rt. 92||Red Tail Hawk|
|Aug. 16||Bridge 34 to Bridge 37||3.5 miles||IL, Rt.82(Geneseo Campground)||Woodcock|
|Sep. 20||Bridge 50 to Bridge 52||4.1 miles||IL. Rt. 172||Cottonwood|
|Oct. 18||Bridge 17A to Bridge 15||4.8 miles||Bridge 15 (Visitor Center)||Water Snake|
|Nov. 15||Bridge 62 to Lock 22||4.9 miles||Lock 22||Red Wing Blackbird|
|December||No Hike – Happy Holidays|