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Canoeists to explore Lake Atwood at night

Published: Monday, June 30, 2014 11:18 a.m. CDT

CARY – Canoeists will paddle around Lake Atwood under a full moon as part of an upcoming McHenry County Conservation District program.

The event will take place 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Lake Atwood at The Hollows Conservation Area, 3804 Route 14, Cary.

The group, which is limited to 20 people, will meet at the lake just before sunset. Staff will share stories and folklore.

Canoes, paddles and life jackets will be provided. Attendees are asked not to bring flashlights.

The program is open to those 14 years and older and costs $6 for county residents and $8 for non-residents.

The deadline to register is July 7. Registration can be completed online, by mail or walk-in at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road in Crystal Lake, or walk-in only at Lost Valley Visitor Center, Route 31 and Harts Road in Ringwood.

- Northwest Herald

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