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Sponsored by the Friends of Schmeeckle Reserve

Friday, Oct. 25th
6-9 p.m.

Walk trails lit by torches and jack-o'-lanterns. Character programs and other family-friendly events will take place throughout the evening.

Copies of our event map will be available at all event entrances. A suggested donation of $2/person or $5/family helps fund future programs and events sponsored by the Friends.


Candlelight Hike sponsors

A special thank you to the following 2019 sponsors:   

  • Friends of Schmeeckle Reserve
  • Active Portage County 

Campfire character programs: 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.

The same family-friendly program will be presented twice at the new Pankowski Friends Amphitheater.


Other events all evening:

  • Free children's crafts
  • Snacks
  • Passport stations 
  • Gift shop sales
  • Tour the new Pankowski Friends Amphitheater

For more information, please contact us.