Olympia Fields, Ill. 60461
Cost: Free. Some programs extra.
Hours: Trails: dawn to dusk, daily. Building: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Weekends by appointment.
This 38-acre nature preserve is home to a diversity of wildlife and habitat types. See beautiful woods, flora and fauna on the trails along both sides of the park. There is a new gazebo in the prairie and a boardwalk on the north side trail. Parking is available on the south side of Vollmer Road. Explore the Discovery Center. Summer camps offered.