Nature Centers

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Wolfe Wildlife Refuge & Bike Path

This natural wetlands area is home to several animals and birds, including some endangered and threatened species. Stroll along the paved walking/biking...

  

Willowbrook Wildlife Center

Before injured and abandoned animals are returned to the wild, many are healed at Willowbrook. Walk the exhibit trail to see animals that live at the...

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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,...

  

West Ridge Nature Preserve

Twenty acres of woods surround a 4-acre pond filled with hawks, herons and fox, wood ducks and coyotes. Offers educational programs and activities for...

  

Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

Enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking and bird-watching at this popular location with several habitats. There are over 10 miles of 8-foot-wide crushed-limestone...

  

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...

  

Trailside Museum of Natural History

Trailside Museum is a small nature center with an educational focus on teaching about local wildlife and wildlife habitat. Visitors can view a live...

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Thorn Creek Nature Center

Thorn Creek offers over 3 miles of wooded trails where visitors can see birds, deer and squirrels. There are educational displays, including a kid's...

  

The Morton Arboretum

Explore 1,700 acres of plants and trees. Walk, run or bike 9 miles of paved roads or hike 16 miles of trails with birds, frogs and other wildlife, amid...

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The Grove

Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American life. The 143-acre grounds have wetland, woodland and prairie...

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