Cuatro de Mayo Hike at Herrick Lake

Lets hike and enjoy Mexican food afterward!

Whether by foot, bicycle, ski or horseback, you can explore Herrick Lake via several multipurpose trails that feature benches and numbered trail markers to guide you along the way. A path around the lake connects both parking lots to the picnic grounds and the trailhead, and additional trails cut through the central and southern parts of the preserve. In the winter, trails are groomed for classical and skate-style cross-country skiing when conditions permit. Link to information about Herrick and where you can print a map of preserve:http://www.dupageforest.com/Herrick_Lake_Map.aspx

We will start hiking by 10:40am. We are going to do about 5-6miles. If you do have experience with this location we welcome your input.

Please bring/wear appropriate footwear and dress appropriately. Bring plenty of fluids.

Parking: The west parking lot is on the east side of Herrick Road 0.25 mi south of Butterfield Rd. We are using the Herrick Rd parking entrance. The lot has pit toilets not sure if the main entrance bathrooms will be open.

Adults only.  Dogs are welcome.

After the hike we will be heading to Cozymels 311 E Loop Rd Wheaton, IL  (Bring CASH not sure if they will split checks)

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  • Melissa

    Beautiful day for a nice hike with a great group of people. Fun lunch afterwards too - thanks for organizing, Jenn!!

    May 6, 2013

  • Reena

    Ok. I will look for that on butterfield rd

    May 4, 2013

    • Jenn

      I took butterfield in west to east and Weisbrook and Herrick rd is the same road. If traveling the same way I turned right onto Herrick rd then the entrance is on the left

      May 4, 2013

  • Reena

    I am glad I can join you all today. I have this direction and hope it's correct. I am coming from Winfield to Butterfield Road and then1st right on Wiesbrook Road S. Does Herrick Road come right after that or Wiesbrook becomes Herrick Road?

    May 4, 2013

    • Jenn

      Herrick red is off of Butterfield not sure where we is Brook is

      May 4, 2013

  • Jenn

    The hike will go on!!! I'm seeing the clouds break up. But be prepared for a scattered shower. See you in 2hrs. :-)

    May 4, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      So sorry, have can't make it. I have a service man is on his way over. Hope to do this again soon.

      May 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Not raining in Bartlett ~ 11 miles from hike

    May 4, 2013

  • Walter W.

    No its raining now!

    May 4, 2013

  • Susan

    Sorry to have to do this at tha last minute, but I'm not going to be able to make the hike tomorrow morning. I'm not feeling well and don't want to be outside in damp air tomorrow. Have a great time!

    May 4, 2013

  • Carolyn

    Jenn, I've got the tile guys at the house all day Saturday now...so unfortunately I'm out now.

    May 2, 2013

    • Carolyn

      Hey, Jean his name is Zach Florey, he owns Suburban Tile & Flooring. [masked]-8782. I found him on Angie's List, and am really happy with his work and fair prices.

      May 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks, I will give him a call

      May 3, 2013

  • Chong

    I'll be there at 10:30AM. See you all!

    May 3, 2013

  • Carolyn

    Sorry I can't make it now.

    May 2, 2013

  • Chris

    Sorry all. More family stuff.

    May 2, 2013

  • Jenn

    Check your email by 830a on Saturday to see if I canceled the hike due to weather conditions.

    May 2, 2013

  • Norma

    Sorry I will miss everyone. See you next time.

    May 2, 2013

  • Heather

    I won't be able to make it after all.

    April 30, 2013

  • Carolyn

    Tom & I will bring the puppies!

    April 19, 2013

  • Lisa

    Sorry...we won't be there now. Have fun!!

    April 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be going to Cozymels after.

    April 19, 2013

  • Lisa

    Me & Andres

    April 10, 2013

  • Birt H.

    Oops, I forgot to click on the right circle.

    April 10, 2013

  • Birt H.

    Love to join you, but I've got a much more exciting weekend planned. I'll be attending search and rescue training with the DuPage County Sheriff's Department.

    1 · April 10, 2013

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  • Jenn
    Co-Organizer
    Event Host
  • Melissa
    Organizer
  • Dan
    Assistant Organizer
  • Tom
    Assistant Organizer
  • Steve
    Assistant Organizer
  • A former member
  • A former member
  • A former member

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