Adult Opportunities

Nature at Night Guided Hike

Explore The Morton Arboretum after dark on a guided hike.

Content Detail

See The Morton Arboretum at night when no one is around. Walk with a guide on trails lit only by the moon and stars. Enjoy the magic of crisp December air and crackling leaves on this hike through the woods. Take in the symphony of sounds and peaceful stillness of an evening outdoors. Look for signs of nocturnal wildlife and find out how animals are adapted for the night.

This program meets in person at the Arboretum.

Instructor: Kelly Burns, education program guide, The Morton Arboretum

Age: 16 and older

Course number: N065

Kelly Burns, education program guide, The Morton Arboretum

Kelly Burns has been teaching at The Morton Arboretum since 2014. After earning a biology degree in 1995, she has enjoyed a wide variety of jobs: bat researcher, merit badge counselor, animal keeper, and teacher. She draws upon her experience and passion to help her audience understand and appreciate the natural world.

What to Know

This program meets outdoors. Check the forecast and dress for the weather.

Wear comfortable, sturdy shoes and plan to walk more than a mile on uneven terrain.

Program Schedule

Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Thornhill Picnic Shelter (Parking Lot 21)


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