Guided Nature Hikes – Spring Wildflowers 2024

June 8, 2024

Willow Creek Trail: Hikes meet in the parking lot just south of the baseball field at Prairie Sky Park

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Each year, RidgeGate teams up with the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District to provide free, guided nature hikes throughout RidgeGate’s expansive bluffs trail system.

These hikes are led by professional naturalists from the district, and offer insight and education into the natural ecosystems within the open space at RidgeGate, while offering a chance to get some fresh air and exercise. Hikes are free to the public.

Spring Wildflowers

Blooms Herald Spring–Join us for National Get Outdoors Day to find the flowers that nourish pollinators and discuss which native flowers are appropriate for your home landscape. Whether you come to learn or just enjoy the trail, company and exercise—all are welcome!

Meet at the parking lot on the south end of the baseball fields at Prairie Sky Park, on the north side of Crossington Way. We’ll walk the Willow Spring Trail, so expect a moderate to a briefly steep incline with little to no shade and a path that doesn’t accommodate strollers well. Come dressed for the weather with sturdy walking shoes, drinking water, sunblock, hat and insect repellent as desired.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES. REGISTER HERE.

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Date:
June 8, 2024
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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RidgeGate Events
Email
events@ridgegate.sitedistrict.com