Outdoor Education

Explore the OUTSIDE
world and learn all about nature right in your backyard here in Bolingbrook!

There are lots of things living at Hidden Oaks Conservation Area for you to discover and see. Join us for an educational hike, weekly program, one-day event or free family program sponsored by Meijer of Bolingbrook.

Critters to discover Hidden Oaks Conservation Area:

  • Birds

  • Hawks

  • Owls

  • Fish

  • Reptiles

  • Deer

  • Rabbits

  • Bees

  • Insects and more!

Skills to learn:

  • Letterboxing

  • Geocaching

  • Camping

  • Treasure Hunting

  • Map Reading

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    Hidden Oaks Nature Center

    419 Trout Farm Road





    Call (630) 783-6653 or email us to begin your booking process.

    Facility Details

Explore Outdoor Education Programs

300140 / Gardening

Solve your very own, animal themed Who Dunnit! Do you love true crime dramas and detective mysteries? Join a Hidden Oaks Naturalist to learn how to identify different animal skulls and bones, and marks of injury and illness.

300140 D20 / ASI: Animal Scene Investigator

12/03/2021 - 12/03/2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$ 18.00/$ 23.00