(SOLD OUT) The Farms: Community Hike

Join fellow Allerton enthusiasts and nature lovers for a Community Hike at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 5. Meet at the Buck Schroth Trailhead for a guided hike with Natural Areas Manager Alex Lourash around the prairie and along the Sangamon River.

The Buck Schroth (Red) Trail is a 3-mile loop with some inclines and small natural barriers. The hike is expected to last about an hour.

This hike is part of the Bluebell Festival: A Folk School Fundraiser, which also features our Plant Sale, The Market, live music, workshops, food, drinks, and more! All donations from the Festival will go to The Farms: An Allerton Folk School.

Free but registration is required here. A $5/person donation is suggested upon arrival.

If you will need disability-related accommodations to participate, please email Olivia Bunting at owarren@illinois.edu.

Complete your visit with an overnight stay in the Mansion or one of our guesthouses at a discounted rate ($110/night + tax) as part of our Weekend Wind Down. View rooms here and register online or by calling 217-333-3287.

About The Farms

The Farms: An Allerton Folk School, offers classes, workshops, and gatherings focusing on art, outdoor education, science, storytelling, and wellnessAll experiences value hands-on, experiential teaching and learning, and are facilitated by and for the members of the community.

See the complete summer class schedule here.


May 05 2024


10:00 am - 11:00 am

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: May 05 2024
  • Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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