Nature Centers

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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

This is a lovely way to introduce children to nature. The highlight for most children is the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven where butterflies from around...

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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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Blackwell Forest Preserve

Over 7 miles of trails offer fun for hikers, bikers and equestrians. Amenities include group picnic shelters, an off-leash dog area, a youth-group...

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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...

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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...

  

Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm

Step back in time to the 19th century on this working farm and see how pioneers did chores such as plowing and cooking. The baby farm animals, turtles...

  

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...

  

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,...

  

 





 
 
 
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