Join the Friends of the Shawnee National Forest as we celebrate National Public Lands Day with three upcoming trash blasts.
The first one takes place Tuesday, Sept. 21 at Pounds Hollow at 10 a.m. Meet at the main parking lot.
Then Saturday, Sept. 25 come celebrate National Public Lands day with two trash blasts! Both start at 10 a.m.
Over on the east side of the Shawnee we’ll meet at 10 a.m. at the Observation Trail parking lot at Garden of the Gods. Enjoy outstanding weather and scenery at Garden of the Gods while volunteering to help keep one of the most beautiful spots in the Midwest free of trash.
Over on the west side, we’ll meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Trailhead at Cove Hollow. Located off Illinois 127 along Dutch Ridge Road, Cove Hollow follows the northwest end of Cedar Lake and features stunning sandstone bluffs and waterfalls.
Wear long pants, sturdy shoes and bring gloves, water and a snack. While social distancing is expected, please wear a mask. Trash bags will be provided.
For questions or directions, reach out to us at email@example.com.