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Events at Volo Bog

Special Events:

  • WinterFest in January or February
  • World Migratory Bird Day is late April or early May
  • International Bog Day on the Fourth Sunday in July
  • Ghost Stories on the Second Saturday of October - Registration begins September 1

 Recurring Programs:

  • Bog Tours
  • Bird Walks*
  • Walks with a Naturalist*
  • Art Shows
  • Photo Contest

Occasional Programs:

  • Wetland Botany
  • Tree ID*
  • Wildflower Walks*
  • Forest Therapy*
  • Insect Safari*
  • Spider Walks*
  • Fall Color Walks*
  • Animal Tracking*
  • Winter Ecology*

*Our staff and volunteers also offer some of our programs at our sister-sites of Moraine Hills, McHenry Dam & Chain-o-Lakes State Parks.

Email dnr.volobog@illinois.gov or phone 815-344-1294 and ask to be added to our contact list.