Welcome to Spring folks! We hope you have had a good winter and here we come! Overnight bike camping adventures! Our second full-fledged season as an organization has all sorts of adventures lined-up. Six self-supported overnight guided tours, a supported Family Ride, a ride to help some Southside friends maintain a classic Chicago bike trail, and who knows what else! All to purposely educate and immerse in the natural habitats and history of The Lower Lake Michigan Basin Area!
On Thursday May 18th stop in BFF Bikes for an OOFD Bike Camp Movie Night: A locally produced documentary showcasing how the historical journey of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore came to be —"Shifting Sands: On the Path to Sustainability"
After the film, join documentarian and Co-Producer Tom Desch for a Q&A, and check out regional bike maps & routes. Then go bike camping this season to discover first-hand about a place which exists outside all our front doors, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
SATURDAY, MAY 6th, 9:15AM–3PM • DVORAK PARK, 1119 W Cullerton St, Chicago, IL 60608
Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
ACCOMPLISH EARTH DAY ON A WHOLE NEW LEVEL
-APRIL 22nd ALL DAY EVENT-
Chicago South Side
Bike Architecture Tour | Trail Goodness | Native Plant Speaker | Afterparty Music & Drinks
6,023 acres to experience rolling moraine hill topography. An entrance leading you into wild flower prairies, wide eyed views and rich regional wetlands. Plus peaceful lakes and hiking trails too' makes Chain-O-Lakes State Park of North Eastern Illinois a great bike camping trip. Not to mention it's ease of access from Chicago.
Free Event: Sunday, February 26, 2017 10AM - 4PM
At the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Drive Chicago, IL.
Passion is Raw, Ambitious, & Without Limit. Ignite It.
Join the Out Our Front Door organization with 85+ non-profits at the Chicago Volunteer Expo. There are so many ways to give back to your community in 2017. Save the date to find the one that’s right for you at the Chicago Volunteer Expo! Located at the renowned Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum! Right near the Lake Front Path. Learn more down below.
Thousands of years ago the Wisconsin Glacial Episode set off a rapid series of climatic events known as the Kankakee Torrent; hard charging flood waters that stripped and scoured the earth exposing the St. Petersburg Sandstone layer. It is this event and sandstone which makes up the unique topography of Starved Rock today. Surrounded by flatlands and moraines you will find an abundance of waterfalls, 18 dark cool canyons, scenic bluff overlooks and the Illinois River teeming with wildlife. This is one of the mid-west's most awe-inspiring destinations.
"Immersing and educating in our history, culture, and the uniquely beautiful natural habitats of the Lower Lake Michigan Basin Area"
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