IDNR Trunk and Hike Bags

Provided by the Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, these bags contain books, photos, samples and more about a range of nature topics. Bag rental is free. For more information about bag topics, please call 630-897-1808 or visit the IDNR web page.

Nature Exploration Bags

To enhance your learning and enjoyment in exploring the woods, you can borrow Nature Exploration Bags during Red Oak Nature Center hours. Bags are available for observing birds, insects and the signs of the season, as well as for experiencing the senses. The bags are free to use with a refundable deposit. Adult supervision is required.