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Aukiki Historical River Walk

     The Kankakee Valley Historical Society is excited to offer a new activity! The Aukiki River Walk guided tour. The tour is set for Saturday, October 2nd at 10 AM  

     This unique, experiential and family friendly activity is meant to raise awareness about the significance of the Kankakee River marsh, garner new members and help raise funds for our Collier Lodge restoration.

     Our tour ends back at the Collier Lodge where members and guests will enjoy light snacks, refreshments and an opportunity to ask questions, relax and enjoy the experience.

     Tour is set for Saturday, October 2nd, 2021, at 10 AM (please arrive 15 minutes in advance) on the historic Collier Lodge site at 1097 Baums Bridge Road, Kouts, IN 46347 (rain date July 28th).

     The approximately 1½ mile tour is expected to take two hours: and will follow a rough dirt lane through the woods. Bring insect repellant and any other personal items you need for a hike. Bottled water will be available at no cost.
    Price of tour is $20 per person or $30 per family (children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult). The tour is limited to 30 people and is on a “first come” basis with KVHS membership taking priority placement. The tour fee includes: a one-year KVHS membership, light snacks and beverages. Current or lapsed KVHS members may renew during this tour offer at the reduced fee. Sign-up or ask questions: 
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