Hike with a Naturalist: Chinquapin North

Join ParkLands Foundation on our fourth Hike with A Naturalist in May! Take part in a scenic hike through North Chinquapin Preserve on May 7th at 1:00 PM! (directions linked below) We hope to see you

Volunteer for the ParkLands Bike Ride

Help ensure our annual bike ride is a safe and fun experience for all! We need around 4 volunteers at each of two rest stops to accommodate  safety measures, such

ParkLands 6th Annual Bike Ride

Lexington Park District Pavilion 304 N. Lee St., Lexington

Join us for our 6th Annual Bike Ride! For more information visit our bike ride site.  You can register here.

Musseling in the Mackinaw- POSTPONED

Our river event is back for another year!  Join us at ParkLands’ Hayes Woods Preserve on Saturday, August 12th at 9:00 am for a hands-on learning opportunity about the Mackinaw

Moon Preserve Work Day

Parklands Foundation Volunteer Opportunity at Moon Preserve   On Saturday, August 26th, join Parklands stewards at the Moon Preserve to help remove invasive plant species that threaten the efforts to

Annual Meeting of the Members

ParkLands Annual Meeting of the Members! This September 10th from 10:30 - 3:00pm. Sign up Here! THE MEETING IS RAIN OR SHINE!  The plan is to meet in the parking

November Hike with a Naturalist: Kenyon-Baller

ParkLands Kenyon-Baller Woods Preserve MR6G+M5 Secor, Illinois, Secor

Join ParkLands Foundation on a Hike with a Naturalist in November! Join Andy Smoot and Chuck Croxton for a hike at Kenyon-Baller Preserve on November 4th from 10:00am-1:00pm. This is

New Years Day Hike

ParkLands Sweeney Woods Preserve Google Maps: M3G5+W8, Lexington, IL

Kick off the new year with ParkLands Foundation on a New Year's Day guided hike at Sweeney Woods Preserve! We will meet at the Sweeney parking lot at 10:00 AM to start

Stave Wine and Bar Market Social

Come join ParkLands Foundation to celebrate the start of a new year at the Stave Wine and Bar Market! Food and drinks will be available to purchase. This event is

March Hike with a Naturalist at Lexington Preserve

ParkLands Lexington Preserve J5MW+8M, Lexington, IL

Join ParkLands Foundation on a Hike with a Naturalist in March! Join Jeff and Terrie Howard for a hike at the Lexington Preserve on March 16th from 10:00am-12:00pm. This event

Wildflower Walk 2024

Every year, towards the end of April and into early May, the Bluebells are in full bloom! Join ParkLands Foundation for our annual hike guided by local naturalists on a