Dayton Bluffs Hike:
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
From Indigenous American burial mounds, natural cascades, and beautiful forest scenery, seasoned Dayton Bluffs expert David Manigold will take you on a guided morning hike of Ottawa’s newest park!
2997 IL-71, Ottawa, IL 61341 (Just to the North of Hanks Farm Restaurant) Tour will depart from telegraph pole west of the parking lot at 10 a.m.
This FREE guided hike is provided courtesy of David Manigold and The Conservation Foundation.
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Nestled between the serene prairie trails and magnificent river views at Buffalo Rock State Park are giant earthen sculptures! Join me, Ryan Searl of starvedrockcountry.com, as I recount the history of this internationally renowned art installation, Effigy Tumuli Mounds, and give you the storied history of Buffalo Rock State Park!
1300 N 27th Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350 Tour will depart from the buffalo enclosure at 2 p.m.
This FREE guided hike is provided courtesy of Starved Rock Country.
For more information, visit: www.pickusottawail.com/event/national-take-hike-day/
If you're planning on taking the hike, be sure to RSVP over on Facebook.