Why You'll Love This Place
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- Tucked at the center of 130 acres of oak woodlands, wetlands, and prairies, this unique environmental center, operated by the St. Charles Township Park District, offers a wonderful blend of natural beauty and modern amenities.
- Inside the sleek, LEED-certified main building, you’ll find an open, airy floor plan with light-filled rooms designed to host events large and small. Two patios to the west and north provide ample outdoor space, too.
- Guests will love wandering the exhibit halls, which boast live animal displays and informative installations about local ecosystems. Best yet, your rental fee helps support the Center in its work bringing ecological and conservational awareness to the local community.
Prices: What's this going to cost?
- Rental fee varies depending on:
- Day of week
- Time of day
- Space reserved
- Event duration
Illinois residential status
Entire Facility and Kitchen
4-hour rentals range $900–1,000, and 8-hour rentals range $1,600–1,800.
Twin Leaf Rooms
Rental of the East or West rooms ranges $35–70/hour, while rental of both rooms ranges $70–170/hour.
Gloria Klimeck Exhibit Gallery
Rentals range $100–140/hour.
Rentals range $50–75 for the full day.
Your rental of Hickory Knolls includes access to the 130 surrounding acres of wetlands, woodlands, and prairies. Additional time beyond normal business hours is $20/hour.
|Meetings||Total meeting capacity for this venue is 200.|
- Outdoor Ceremony
- Wedding Receptions
- Outdoor Reception
- Small Wedding
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Special Events / Parties
- Business Functions / Meetings
- Late Night
Self-catering is permitted.
A special use permit for alcohol ($150) is required.
Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:
- Patio / Deck / Terrace
Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!
- Creek / River
- Forest / Woods
- Landscaped Grounds
- Meadow / Fields
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