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Posted on: February 11, 2019

2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

                                                                                                                                                     McLEAN COUNTY PARKS


DEC-FEB                CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRAILS OPEN
                                AVAILABLE WHEN CONDITIONS PERMIT

APRIL…….…6       CAMPING RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED

                                IN PERSON & ONLINE RESV APRIL 7  

                                (PHONE-IN & MAIL-IN ACCEPTED MONDAY APRIL 9)

APRIL…….…6        BOAT RENTAL/BAIT SHOP OPENS WEEKENDS ONLY 

APRIL……..27         ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION - TREE PLANTING PROJECT

APRIL.........27         GPS/GEOCACHING CLASS: PRE-REGISTRATION

                                 REQUIRED, IN-PERSON, PHONE-IN, OR MAIL-IN

MAY…….…..4          MACKINAW RIVER CANOE TRIP PRE-REGISTRATION 

                                 REQUIRED, IN-PERSON, ON-LINE, MAIL, PHONE IN

MAY……….25         SWIMMING BEACH OPENS – 7 DAYS/WEEK

MAY............25         BOAT RENTAL OPENS – 7 DAYS/WEEK

JUNE ……....1         TRI SHARK TRIATHLON SWIM, BIKE, & RUN (www.tri-shark.org)

JUNE & JULY          ARCHERY DEER HUNT APPS-AVAILABLE

JUNE……..…8         BEACH BLOWOUT/WACKY WATER OLYMPICS

JUNE……....15        PADDLING AT THE PARK - INTRO TO KAYAKING 

                                 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED, IN-PERSON, ON-LINE, PHONE-IN, MAIL

JUNE……....22        CENTRAL ILLINOIS OPEN WATER SWIM (CIOWS)

JULY & AUG.          FIREARM DEER HUNT APPS- AVAILABLE

JULY……..….6        COMLARA PARK ICE CREAM SOCIAL

                                 ICE CREAM, SOFT DRINKS, CHILDREN’S GAMES & MORE

JULY…..18-21         EVERGREEN LAKE KNAP-IN:  ARROWHEAD & SPEAR POINT 

                                 CRAFTING DEMONSTRATION + ADDITIONAL VENDORS

JULY……....20         TAKE A KID FISHING TOURNEY - EVERGREEN LAKE 

                                  PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED, IN-PERSON, ON-LINE, MAIL

JULY…….…31         ARCHERY DEER HUNT APP. DEADLINE

AUGUST…...3         EVERGREEN LAKE 5K RUN - COMLARA PARK

AUGUST…...5         SWIMMING BEACH CLOSED WEEKDAYS                                 

AUGUST….24         SHADY HOLLOW TRAIL RUNNERS - PAINFUL ELIMINATION RUN

AUGUST….31         FIREARM DEER HUNT APP. DEADLINE

SEPT……….2          LAST DAY SWIMMING BEACH OPEN

SEPT…….…2          BOAT RENTAL CLOSED WEEKDAYS                         

SEPT……..14          SHADY HOLLOW TRAIL RUNNERS - TRAIL RUN 3.7 & 7 MILE

                                 COMLARA PARK/EVERGREEN LAKE

OCT. 1–NOV.11       DEER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (ARCHERY) COMLARA PARK 

                                 DESIGNATED AREAS OF PARK CLOSED

OCT……....13          BOAT RENTAL CLOSED FOR SEASON                                          

OCT……....13          LAST DAY BAIT SHOP OPEN

OCT……....19          FALL COLORS FAMILY -  MARSHMALLOW & WIENER ROAST, 

                                 HAYRACK RIDES, MUSIC, CHILDREN’S GAMES, HAUNTED 

                                 HAYRACK RIDES, CHILDREN’S CANDY HUNT, & MORE

OCT……....20          LAST DAY – CAMPING RESERVATION

NOV. 22 – 24 &        DEER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM- (SHOTGUN)

DEC 5-8                   COMLARA PARK – CLOSED TO GENERAL USE

DEC…….....14         DA DEER RUN, RUN-8K X/C RACE-COMLARA PARK


                                                                                                                                 




 

                                                                                                                                 





                                                                                                                                 




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