We all know sometimes we just need a breath of fresh air. Sometimes just getting out for a nice scenic hike can help you decompress and be ready for the world! Whether you are a beginner or an experienced hiker, this is the perfect experience for you. Our monthly hiking meetups will be a great way to connect and help you find your squad, all while enjoying what the great outdoors has to offer!
*For safety reasons, we do not post the location of our meetups publicly. This information will be sent to verified members only*
Easy – 3 miles.
Check-in is at 8:45am and the hike will start at 9:00am sharp.
It is a good idea to wear waterproof hiking boots or something similar. Please wear comfortable hiking gear and remember to pack:
- Masking is optional.
- Snacks or lunch (granola, etc)
- Basic first aid kit (Band-Aids, antiseptic wipes, ibuprofen)
- Hand sanitizer
- Sunglasses & sunscreen
- A backpack to carry it in
Always leave no trace, pack out everything you pack in, and if you see trash, pick it up and pack it out.
The minimum age for our members is 18. Children are not permitted on hikes or at meetups for safety reasons and the comfort of our members. If a special exception is being made for a particular event, it will state it in the event details.
For the safety and comfort of all members. Pets are not permitted on hikes/meetups unless they are a service animal.
Parking options and meet-up details will be provided to all registered guests 48 hours prior to the event. However, please note that we will head towards the trail promptly at 9 am, so please plan accordingly.
Updates regarding delays or event cancellations will be provided to registered hikers via email and/or text. Most hikes/meetups are rain or shine.
Ask in the OBW Illinois Chapter group and tag @Cgriff
Email us at [email protected], we are happy to answer any of your questions!
Hikes are FREE for members on a monthly or annual membership plan. Meet & Greets/Events are discounted with a membership plan. Get Your First Hike FREE. Click here to view membership plans.