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Prairie Ramble at Kankakee Sands

Dates: Now - Jul. 27, 2019
Times: 8 - 9:30 a.m.
Category: Nature
Location: Kankakee Sands, North of Route 113 and West of West River Road in Custer Township, Wilmington, Il 60481
Phone: (815) 722-9470
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Kankakee Sands is one of Will County's newest improved sites. Come enjoy a morning stroll through the beautiful savannah. Learn about the importance of the ecosystem and discover some of the plants, birds and bugs that make the sands their home. Please wear appropriate walking shoes, dress for the weather and bring bug repellent. Hike will be 1-2 miles on a crushed limestone trail. Registration required by Wednesday, July 24: 815.722.9470.

What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Grundy County Corn Festival

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