Families Hit the Trails for Mother's Day

Published 05/11 2014 07:57PM

Updated 05/11 2014 08:06PM

PEORIA HEIGHTS - With the nice weather this afternoon - many kids were treating their moms to the great outdoors.

Forest Park Nature Center opened up to mothers Sunday.

Many families took to the trails that wrap around the park.

The nature center hosted a larger hike - where families could learn about the number of plants and animals that call the center home.

Mothers we talked to say hiking was a creative way to spend the day.

"We just thought it was a great way to get out with the family and just enjoy the weather," said Michelle Quinn, who was out with her family. "It was a nice day, and we just wanted to get out for a family hike."

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