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Touch of Nature Canoers

Touch of Nature Environmental Center is your outdoor recreation and environmental center. Membership is a great way to stay connected while helping us sustain our efforts in bringing high-quality programs, camps, festivals and experiences to SIU and all of Southern Illinois. Memberships help support student staff, grounds and facility maintenance, programs, events, camps, and retreats.

Mountain Bike Trail Memberships

  • Trailhead Annual Parking Pass - $40 donation
  • An annual parking pass is included in any of the below Membership packages
  • Lifetime Members receive a Lifetime Parking Pass
  • Day passes can be submitted at the trailhead parking lot


Membership Benefits

Depending on which annual membership level you select, members receive:

Member-Only Events

Maple Syrup Members VIP Service

Unfortunately Maple Fest has been cancelled for 2021 but we’ll be making Maple Syrup for a big return in 2022!

Member Appreciation Dinner and Moonlight Paddle
Date: TBD

Free Entry to the Haunted Hollow
October 24, 2021