Jo Daviess conservation group to host night hike at reserve

The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation will hold an open hike night event from 6 to 8 p.m., Jan. 23, at Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve.

GALENA, Ill. – Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation is planning an alternative event to the group’s traditional Bonfire on the Bluff.

The foundation will hold an open hike event from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 23, at Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve, 870 S. Pilot Knob Road in Galena, according to a press release.

Luminarias will light the trails leading to the Thunderbird effigy mound, the Galena Rotary Pavilion and a new story walk for kids.

Admission is free with donations to the foundation accepted. Masks required in the parking lot, and groups of 10 or less only are permitted.