A variety of programs and changing exhibits geared toward nature
enthusiasts are on display. Visitors can drop in the exploration
station, check out...
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...
Over seven miles of trails for hikers, bikers and
equestrians. Amenities include group picnic shelters, an off-leash
dog area, a youth-group...
This 1,146-acre forest preserve offers a wide range of outdoor
recreation opportunities centered on a 115-acre lake reclaimed from
a gravel quarry....
This nature center's goal is to encourage the
preservation of natural areas and animals through awareness,
education, conservation and interpretation....
Kankakee River State Park offers activities for anglers,
canoeists, hunters, campers, hikers, bicyclers and outdoor
enthusiasts. See website for updates...
Five species of birds breed on islands in the middle of the lake
at this rookery. The preserve features 2.9 miles of asphalt trails,
suitable for hiking,...
Hiking trails over wetlands, prairie, savannah and woodlands.
Visit the kids' educational facility at the nature center.
The nature center features small animals like reptiles along
with kids' activities. There are hiking and bike trails, playground
areas and picnic grounds....
Enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking and bird-watching. There are
four marked trails including an 8-foot-wide crushed limestone
multipurpose trail cover...