Mokena, IL

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Environmental Learning Center:

Website for Mokena Environmental Learning Center

The Mokena Environmental Learning Center is a indoor meeting center set  in the the 1,800-acre Hickory Creek Preserve.  The building sits a wooded area, near a pond and walking path, and provides an ideal setting for spiritual workshops and particularly earth medicine workshops. It is located within easy access of I-80 and is just off Wolf Road. Parking is not a problem, camping may be available please inquire with learning center for permit information.

The building is heated and air conditioned, and has a standard/handicapped accessible bathroom.  It sits next to a large pond with walking path.

Address:

Environmental Learning Center
20851 S. Briarwood Lane
Mokena, IL 60448
708.479.2255

Located on Briarwood Lane in Mokena, north of Route 30 and east of Wolf Road.

Directions:

From I-80: Take La Grange Road Exit South, at the first light you come to 191st St. make a right/go west, proceed to Wolf Rd, Turn Left/go south on Wolf road, Proceed to Cleveland approximately two mile, Left/East on Cleveland, then south on Briarwood Lane (turn just after Dead End Sign and Mokena Environmental Learning Center Sign.) The entrance is at the end of Briarwood Lane.
 

From Wolf Road: Turn east on Cleveland Avenue, then south on Briarwood Lane. The entrance is at the end of Briarwood Lane.

Once you enter the forest preserve you will have to drive a bit through the forest preserve to get to the Learning Center, you will know the building when you see it.

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Hotels:

These are the hotels in Mokena.  They are listed in by how close they are to the learning center, I have no experience with these hotels:

Super 8 Motel - Mokena/Frankfort/I-80
(708) 479-7808, (800) 800-8000

I-80 Exit 145A
9485 W 191st St, Mokena
Mokena, IL 60448
Website for Super 8 Motels

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/Tinley Park
(708) 429-2266

18345 South La Grange Road
Tinley Park, IL (Across the expressway from Mokena)
Hotel Website

Country Inn & Suites Tinley Park
(708) 560-9300

18315 South La Grange Road
Tinley Park, IL (Across the expressway from Mokena)
Hotel Website

Tinley Park Hotels

These Hotels are down I-80 from Mokena the next exit Harlem Avenue (about 4 miles from La Grange Road/US-45)  on the Expressway, in Tinley Park:

Baymont Inn- Tinley Park
(708) 633-1200, or toll free (866) 999-1111

I-80 Exit Harlem Avenue North
17255 W. 183 Rd Street
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Website Baymont Inns

Comfort Inn and Suites- Tinley Park
(708) 342-1425, toll free (877) 424-6432

I-80 Exit Harlem Avenue North
18400 Sprint Creek Dr
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Website for Comfort Inn

Fairfield Inn Tinley Park
(708) 633-1050,  (800) 932-2198

I-80 Exit Harlem Ave North
18511 North Creek Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Website for FairField Inn

Hampton Inn Chicago - Tinley Park
(708) 633-0602, (800) Hampton

I-80 Exit Harlem Ave North
18501 North Creek Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Website for Hampton Inn

Sleep Inn Tinley Park
(708) 342-1700, toll free (877) 424-6432

I-80 Exit Harlem Avenue North
18420 Spring Creek Dr.
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Website for Sleep Inn

 

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