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Wilderness Awareness Questing, Shawnee National Forest 

Date(s): 
  2/15/2014 
Time(s): 
1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Saturday 
Description: 
Starting the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.  Fun for all ages.  There will be learning activities and an appearance from Woodsy Owl.  Optional guided hike.  For the hike please bring water, wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.

1:00 p.m. Leave No Trace
1:20 p.m. Why Wilderness?
1:40 p.m. Map and Compass
2:30 p.m. Two mile hike

Sponsored by Shawnee National Forest  and Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
For more information: 
Event Type: 
Family Event; Hiking; Indoor Event; Nature; Outdoor Event 
DNR Region(s): 
Location: 
Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, Visitor Center 
Address: 
8588 State Route 148 
City, State ZIP: 
Marion  IL  62959 
Directions: 
 
Contact person/email: 
Shawnee National Forest, headquarters, Harrisburg  /  
Phone/Fax: 
618-253-7114  /  
Other Phone: 
618-998-5933, Crab Orchard Visitor Center