Big Tree Tour at Bald Hill Preserve
The Byron Forest Preserve District will be offering a free guided tour of the Bald Hill Prairie Preserve in Mt. Morris on Saturday, October 13 starting at 9:00 am. If you have never had the chance to see Bald Hill Prairie Preserve or cannot make the half-mile trail walk to see the Big Tree Champion then sign up for this tour. Byron Forest Preserve District staff will drive around the preserve for a tour of this beautiful new preserve. Due to the steep terrain and type of vehicles used, this tour is not suitable for people who depend on the use of a wheelchair, however. Advance registration is required by Wednesday, October 10 by calling the Byron Forest Preserve offices at 815 234-8535 ext: 200. The tour will meet at Bald Hill Prairie Preserve parking lot located at 5502 North Silver Creek Road in Mt. Morris.