Check out the wonders of the Nygren Wetland Preserve under the light of a full moon during the Nygren Full Moon Snowshoe Hike courtesy of the Natural Land Institute. The hike will kick off at 4:30 and go until 8:00. Shelters on site to keep toasty. Fun for the entire family, and you can’t beat the price……FREE!
We will have snowshoes available on a first come basis. Hiking without snowshoes is permitted. Fire pits ablaze, hot cocoa and treats, full moon, great company. There is no excuse not to show up for this unique outdoor winter experience!
Directions: 3190 West Rockton Rd., Rockton, IL 61072 - From Rockford, take 251 North to Rockton Road exit, turn west toward Rockton, drive through Rockton. The preserve is two miles west of Rockton on the south side of Rockton Road. The first entrance is only open to the public for events and workdays. The second entrance (across from Hansberry Road) has an overlook structure with a spotting scope and is open during daylight hours.