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Off-Leash Overnighters: Homewood!


Off-Leash Overnighters: Homewood!

Time: May 18, 2018 at 6pm to May 19, 2018 at 8am
Location: GoodSpeed Cycles
Street: 2125 W 183rd St.
City/Town: Homewood
Website or Map:
Phone: 708-957-9888
Event Type: s24o, bike packing, bike camping, bikepacking
Organized By: Steve Buchtel
Latest Activity: Mar 9, 2018

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GoodSpeed Cycles Off-Leash Overnighter is a bite-sized sundown-to-sunrise bikepacking adventure in Homewood, Illinois. The Off-Leash Overnighter gives you and your family a chance to sneak away Friday evening, spend a beautiful night under the stars at Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve, and return Saturday morning before your busy life even knows you were gone.


Where, when, & how far
This first of three Off-Leash Overnighters leaves GoodSpeed Cycles, 2125 W 183rd Street in Homewood, Illinois at 6:30pm on Friday, May 18 for a slow 4-mile roll on quiet neighborhood streets to the beautiful Homewood Izaak Walton Nature Preserve just off Ridge Road for a night of camping under the stars.

We'll roll home early Saturday morning at 8am after breakfast, having slipped some adventure into our back pocket to get us through the weekend a little more relaxed, and looking forward to the next Off-Leash Overnighter. Kids welcome!

Both dinner and breakfast are included
You bring your bike loaded with the camping gear and supplies (tent or hammock, sleeping bag, extra clothes, guitar, ghost stories, etc...) you need to make it through spending a night outside.

Bike campers 12 - 112 years old - $35
Bike campers 0 - 11 years old - Free!


Do Off-Leash Overnighters benefit area trails?
Net proceeds from Off-Leash Overnighter are donated to Trails for Illinois, a 501c3 non-profit, to spend on area trails and trail projects.

Make sure the next Off-Leash Overnighters are on your calendar:

July 14-15 - Off-Leash Overnighter: 219!
[40 miles round trip, camping at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park in Griffith, Indiana]

September 8-9 - Off-Leash Overnighter: Camp Bullfrog Lake!
[75 miles round-trip, camping at Camp Bullfrog Lake in Palos, Illinois]



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