Grand Opening and Dedication:
Boone Creek Conservation Area
Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m.–Noon
Ribbon Cutting @ 10:15 a.m.
916 Cold Springs Road, Bull Valley
Join us for the Grand Opening and Dedication of the District’s newest site. Listen to a brief history of the site and details on the ongoing restoration. Afterward enjoy a self-guided hike along the trail.
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10 camps to choose from — Ages 6–16
Hike, Fish, Arts & Crafts, Canoe, Time Travel, Make New Friends, and Have Lots of Fun!
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Lost Valley Ventures—
Saturdays, 2–3:30 p.m.
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
June's Theme: Terrific Turtles
Bring the family for a free afternoon of a nature craft, lesson, game, and hike. All Ages. Topics change monthly…
Brookdale Administrative buildings will be CLOSED June 10–August 5 for renovations. Access the pond and trails from Paulson Rd. Parking Lot.
Meyer Rd. Parking Lot until June 21, then open to southbound trail users only thru the end of July 2013.
Due to multiple construction projects in the Algonquin Area—
The Prairie Trail has NO THRU TRAFFIC from Route 31/Main St. to just south of Pyott Rd.
On the North End—Trail exits at subdivision westbound on Willow.
On the South end—Trail Ends at 31/Huntington just S. of Pyott Rd.
Closed THRU June 21, 2013 Algonquin ByPass Construction: Section from Huntington Rd. now to La Fox River Dr. [revised 6/14]
CLOSED THRU JULY 30, 2013 Delayed BRIDGE Repair: from North of Meyer Rd. lot to subdivision off Willow Rd. Fenced off, NO THRU TRAFFIC
Prairie Trail Construction Area Reference Map
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The District's free quarterly magazine
is filled with news, events and programs.
Summer Issue (June-July-August):
Jewels of Blue
Backyards for Wildlife
A Closer Look:
Boone Creek & Dufield Pond