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Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage Weekend

Start Date: 
5/4/2019
End Date: 
5/5/2019
Description: 
Saturday, May 4th, and Sunday, May 5th  Hikes leave the Visitor Center at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m., both days.  Hike to choose from:  Starved Rock and French Canyon (3/4 mile), Eagle Cliff and Lovers Leap Overlooks (1.4 miles roundtrip), and Wildcat Canyon with overlooks (2 miles roundtrip).
Spring is such a beautiful time of year at the Rock!  Waterfalls, mossy canyons, crisp and clean air on the overlooks, and spring wildflowers everywhere you see.  Join experienced naturalists both park staff and volunteers for a one of kind trail experience to find spring ephemerals (wildflowers) and learn about their natural history. 
By Park Staff and Starved Rock Foundation Volunteers
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Event Type: 
Flora (plants)