Nature Centers

 

Heller Nature Center

This 97-acre preserve features oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna, natural wetlands, native plants and animals. Check out the log...

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Crabtree Nature Center

There are live animals in the center, nature displays and a children's area. Outside three trails wind through 1,000 acres of ponds, forest and...

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Glacial Park Conservation Area

The Lost Valley Visitor Center hosts a number of environmental education programs, workshops, camps and special events. An exhibit room, drop-in library...

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Volo Bog State Natural Area

You might feel the ground shake as you walk the half-mile boardwalk over Volo Bog, the only "quaking" bog in Illinois with an open water center. Tamarack...

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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

This 155-acre outdoor living museum has specialty gardens plus beautiful trees, shrubs and wooded areas. Two miles of accessible paved paths, 2.5 miles...

  

Coral Woods Conservation Area

Coral Woods is home to a sugar maple forest, oak canopied woodland and display of spring wildflowers. Featuring over 3 miles of looped interpretive...

  

Independence Grove

This 1,100-acre forest preserve offers a wide range of outdoor recreation and education opportunities centered on a 115-acre lake reclaimed from a...

  

Lake County Forest Preserves

Party with nature at one of our 5 fun-filled sites! Make your child's birthday a journey of discovery. Choose from a wide variety of age appropriate...

  

Wildlife Discovery Center at Elawa Farm

A unique combination of nature center, wildlife sanctuary, museum and biological station featuring high-quality displays of live reptiles, amphibians,...

  

 





 
 
 
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