This natural wetlands area is home to several animals and birds,
including some endangered and threatened species. Stroll along the
Enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking and bird-watching at this
popular location with several habitats. There are over 10 miles of
This 7-mile paved trail starts north of Brookfield Zoo
and heads west to Bemis Woods
and connects to DuPage County's trail
system. It crosses several...
A variety of programs and changing exhibits geared toward nature
enthusiasts are on display. Visitors can drop in the exploration
station, check out...
The nature center features small animals like reptiles along
with kids' activities. There are hiking and bike trails, playground
areas and picnic grounds....
The Forest Preserve of Cook County Bike Path trail starts
across from Crabtree Nature Center and winds through woods dotted
with ponds. It then joins...
Hickory Creek Junction provides parking and access to the Old
Plank Road Trail, a 21-mile asphalt trail that runs from Park
Forest in Cook County to...
Northerly Island is a 91 acre peninsula that juts into Lake
Michigan at the heart of the Museum Campus. It is located just
south of the Adler Planetarium...
Hiking trails over wetlands, prairie, savannah and woodlands.
Visit the kids' educational facility at the nature center.
This 17-mile paved trail follows the North Branch of the
Chicago River with a four-mile loop around the Skokie Lagoons. If
you enter the Botanic Garden...