September 4

  • Estimated 17.6 miles


~ Event Information ~

It is the country’s only Department of Energy laboratory dedicated to particle physics, and home to Fermiland Natural Areas. The mission of FNA is to “restore, manage and conserve Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory’s natural areas in support of its science mission, and to encourage visitors to experience and enjoy Fermilab’s natural beauty.

  • 6 pm Dinner

The local chapter of Sierra Club president Connie Schmidt will arrange a dinner the night of Thursday, September 4th at the Forest Preserve.


~ Campsite ~

Blackwell Forest Preserve





Blackwell Forest Preserve







~ Walking map for the day ~