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Illinois - Big Rock Forest Preserve

This hike is led by GWH Ambassador Laura

Big Rock Forest Preserve
Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome!
Date: July 14, 2018
Time: 10AM
Distance: 5 miles
Elevation Gain: less than 500'
Trailhead Address: 46W072 Jericho Rd, Big Rock, IL 60511. Parking is on the right immediately after entering the park. 
AllTrails Track: Two separate loops. Hikers will have the chance to leave the hike after the first loop if they don't want to do the second loop. 
Dogs: no
Permits / Passes: no
Kids: no
Men: no

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***

Please bring at least 32oz of water, sunblock, bug spray, first aid kit and a snack if you want one for this hike. Athletic shoes are acceptable but hiking shoes may be preferred. 
This hike is open to hikers of all skill levels. We’ll be hiking as a group, and nobody will be left behind.

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