Eden Place Nature Center
Chicago, Ill. 60613
Cost: Free, but some activities may require a donation
Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
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, wetland, perennial garden, community garden, greenhouse, woodland, and a barn that houses egg-laying hens and ducks. Eden Place also features a "Good Food Garden" and a Children's Garden where kids learn about how to grow healthy food. They hold educational workshops and family oriented events.