Dates members are working will be posted on the
37th Annual Cabin Festival
June 3, 2023
10:00 a.m. –
See authentic pioneer crafts done by the
Prairie Partners and Friends as they re-enact in authentic dress.
Visit the Cragg Cabin history exhibit and prairie life
presentations. Park your car in the visitor center parking area.
Walk the trail to the Cabin or ride the wagon. Some demonstrators
and vendors may have items for sale. The gift shop will be under the tent.
The event is
to celebrate cabin living and life in the 1830’s. CPV Three Rivers
Energy Center sponsors this event for the seventh season. Location is
in and around the Cragg Cabin Northeast of the Visitor’s Center.
The Food Tent for this event is now
located in the Cragg Cabin Compound.
16th Annual Nature Photography Contest &
EVENT IS ON HOLD UNTIL THE VISITOR CENTER
August 7(Sunday) Noon – 3:00 p.m. Accept photo
6:00 p.m. Judging (date to be determined.)
August 12 (Friday) Partners prepare exhibit.
August 13-14 (Sat-Sun) Exhibit Days
during Visitor Center hours.
August 14 (Sunday) Exhibit closes 3:00 p.m. Photo
pick-up 3:30-4:00 p.m.
The Nature Photo contest offers budding photographers
a chance to display the best photographs from their many trips to State
Parks in Illinois this past year. While we would hope that everyone visits
the GLPSNA for their entries, photographs are to be taken in Illinois State
Parks, Lands or Areas and any National Park in Illinois. See our website for details.
This event is sponsored
by the GLPSNA and the Goose Lake Prairie Partners with assistance from
All activities are in the Visitor’s Center.
25th Annual Prairie
Day September 16, 2023
a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Annual Prairie Day celebrates the prairie
environment at the Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area, 5010 N. Jugtown
Road, Morris, IL 60450. It is in conjunction with National Prairie Week.
NEW LOCATION: Prairie Grove Picnic Area. Food Tent & Gift Shop
will be close by.
Prairie Day began as an annual activity in 1997. Other park amenities are
open during the Festival. Visit the butterfly barn, the picnic areas and
play yards. Walk the trails and look into the Cragg Cabin.
Exelon Generation Dresden Station is sponsoring this
event for the ninth season.
Location is in and around the Visitor Center.
Profits from all events are used for future
ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
DATES WILL BE ASSIGNED.
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Visitor Center Desk: 815-942-2899
Lake Prairie Partner President Charlene - 815-476-2500