Eden Place Nature Center

Chicago, Ill.

 
 

43rd Pl. and Shields
Chicago, Ill. 60613
(773) 624-8686
www.edenplacenaturecenter.com
Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
Admission: Free, but some activities may require a donation

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, green house, woodland, and a petting zoo which includes egg-laying hens, ducks, ferrets, ponies, geese, a goat, and pot-bellied pigs.  Eden Place also features a "Good Food Garden" installed by the Food Network and a Children's Garden where youth learn about how to grow healthy food. It is focused on providing opportunities for environmental education, nature recreation, and conservation to local youth and families.  Featuring educational workshops and family oriented events.

 
 







 
 
 
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