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Oct 7 2023

Walk with U

Walk with U Program

October 7, 2023

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Colored Sands Forest Preserve & Bird Sanctuary


10602 Haas Rd., Rockton, IL



walk with U

Students, staff, faculty and the community are invited to hear some health tips and then take a walk along the recreation path at Colored Sands Forest Preserve & Bird Sanctuary, 1602 Haas Rd., Rockton (No dogs please). Meet at parking lot.

303.9-acre Colored Sands Forest Preserve is known for its birds & the bird banding at Sand Bluff Bird Observatory. It offers panoramic views of the pristine Sugar River, unique geology & wonderful wildflowers. This preserve supports many plants & their associated wildlife, that are not found anywhere else in the county.

1-mile or 2.4-mile walk: Mowed grass trail through woods and prairie. Moderate hills. Easy to moderate walking.

Dr. Thomas Schiller, a UICOMR clinical assistant professor and UW Health family medicine physician, will give some health tips and lead this walk.

Register onsite (free)


Vicki Weidenbacher-Hoper

Date posted

Apr 18, 2023

Date updated

Oct 6, 2023