Candlelight Hike Festival
Sponsored by the Friends of Schmeeckle Reserve
Friday, May 5
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Who are the fastest, best camouflaged, and strongest residents of Schmeeckle Reserve? Walk torch-lit trails through the spring woods and around Lake Joanis and discover Schmeeckle’s most powerful superheroes. Arrive and leave when you like. Free event! View an Events Schedule and Map here.
Cost: Free! A suggested donation of $2/person or $5/family helps fund future programs and events.
Candlelight Hike Sponsors
A special thank you to the following 2016-17 sponsors:
New This Year!
The torch-lit trails have been expanded with a half-mile, 1-mile, and 1.5-mile loop; the longest loop will circle scenic Lake Joanis. This provides access to additional street parking to reduce congestion near the visitor center.
Click here view a Candlelight Hike Map and Events Schedule
Character Campfire Program
Join us around the campfire ring for a character program:
"Schmeeckle's Superheroes": 7:30 and 8:30 p.m.
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a dragonfly! Join one of the Reserve’s fastest aerial acrobats at the campfire ring as we fly into the world of Schmeeckle’s superheroes. Meet some of the most super organisms to live in Schmeeckle such as the ant, stick bug, and water bear as we uncover their powerful adaptations.
Other Events All Evening
Admission is free (suggested donation of $2/person or $5/family will help to fund future programs). For more information, please