Nature Centers

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Blackwell Forest Preserve

Tubing fans can take a thrilling ride down Mount Hoy when 3 or more inches of snow covers the hill. District inner tubes are the only devices that...

  

Cave of the Mounds-National Natural Landmark

Open year-round and for all ages, this natural limestone cave offers guided tours daily on paved and lighted walkways. Tours pass colorful crystal...

  

Coral Woods Conservation Area

Coral Woods features more than 2.5 miles of trails for hiking and picnic facilities.  

  

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...

  

Eden Place Nature Center

A community-based nature sanctuary and urban oasis in the Fuller Park neighborhood.  The 3.5 acre site is host to a native prairie preserve,...

  

Eldridge Park

Start in a huge park with lots of playground equipment, a picnic area, tennis courts and soccer fields. From the northwest corner of the park, hop...

  

Emily Oaks Nature Center

Find flying squirrels and turtles as you hike. Some trails are stroller friendly. The Woodland Wander Inn lets kids look for animal tracks, explore...

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Fuller Air Station Prairie and Tyner Interpretive Center

Experience what much of northern Illinois was like during pre-settlement conditions at this 32-acre example of a tallgrass prairie. Interpretive nature...

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Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center

Hike and bike the trails in this 220-acre forest. Discovery packs with binoculars, bug boxes and plants are available for hikes. At the nature center,...

  

Gibson Woods Nature Preserve

This preserve is home to many rare plants and animals, some listed as endangered. Various nature programs are held throughout the year and interpretive...

  

 







 
 
 
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