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Hennepin Hike

May 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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The Friends of the Canal partake in a group hike of the canal’s trails once a month, which is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Hikes begin at one lock or bridge and end at another.

The May 2018 hike will begin at Bridge 6 (Lock 11) and end at Lock 6. Bridge 6 and Lock 11 are just north of Tiskilwa. The hike is approximately 4.6 miles. You may go your own pace and turn around at any point if you do not wish to hike the full distance.

There are no fees to join the hikes and membership to the Friends of the Canal is not required. Guests are encouraged to dress weather appropriate and bring their own bottle of water.

Hikers meet at 1:30 pm at the location specified in the Hike Press Release for that month.
The “Hike the Hennepin Challenge” has been developed by the Friends of the Hennepin Canal as an opportunity for everyone to get to know the Canal personally by hiking it from the Illinois River to the Mississippi (including the Feeder Canal) in small sections.  You need not be a member of the Friends to join us in any of the hikes.  There is no fee for the hikes.  We ask that you dress weather appropriately and bring a water bottle.
For more information, contact Ed Herrmann at: hikes@friends-hennepin-canal.org (email), 815-664-2403 (home)