Plum Creek Nature Center
27064 Dutton Road
Beecher, Ill. 60401
Cost: Free, programs extra
Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday.
There are hands-on exhibits at the center and other activities. A large window provides an observation area for the bird feeding station. Most children's programming is on weekends. Preserve is 1.25 miles east of the intersection of Routes 1 and 394 on Goodenow Road.