Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Thomson Causeway

Published Sept. 30, 2012

Thomson, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project will be hosting the annual
Trick-or-Treat in the Park on Saturday, October 20th, from 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. at the Thomson Causeway Recreation Area.  Trick-or-Treat in the Park is a fun fall program started several years ago by avid campers looking to celebrate the Halloween season.

There are a few guidelines that visitors are asked to follow:

·         Children age 12 and under are to be accompanied by an adult.

·         Trick-or-Treaters should only visit sites displaying trick-or-treat signs.

·         To ensure visitor safety, traffic will be restricted throughout the camping loops during the event.


The Thomson Causeway Recreation Area is located on the west side of Thomson, Illinois on Lewis Avenue off Main Street.  There is no charge for this program, and both campers and non-campers are welcome to attend.  For more information on this program, contact the Thomson Ranger Office at 815-259-3628.

Benjamin DeRoo

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