at Gibson Woods

Walking on bridge at Gibson Woods


Did  you know that spending just 30 minutes outdoors each week can reduce  your risk of depression and high blood pressure by nearly 10%. Get your weekly dose of Vitamin N (nature!) with any of these hikes! Or just come out and explore on your own.

#Optoutside at Gibson Woods

All ages

Friday, November 29 from 4:30-6 PM

#Opt Outside isn't just about Black Friday--It's about choosing  life outdoors, and living simpler life even for just the day! Please pre-register. 

First day hike

All ages

Wednesday, January 1 from 1:30-2:30 PM

Kick off the new year right with a hike around the woods. Dress for the weather. 


Unless otherwise noted, programs are free but donations are always appreciated. Pre-registration is also recommended,call Gibson Woods at  219-844-3188. Homeschool, scout groups are welcome to attend, but families must register individually. 

full moon stroll

All ages

Friday, January 10 from 6-7 PM

Join us for the first full moon of the new year. Please dress for weather and pre-register. 219-844-3188

Check out our other Nature and Hike programs at our Lake County Park sites on our calendar!