2112 Behan Road Crystal Lake, Ill. 60014 (815) 479-5779 www.mccdistrict.orgHours: Grounds sunrise-sunset. Building 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday April – October. November–March: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Closed holidays. Admission: Free
A variety of programs and changing exhibits geared toward nature
enthusiasts are on display. Visitors can drop in the exploration
station, check out nature kits and backpack guides, enjoy the 6.5
miles of trails, hike to the Fox River, fish in the one acre
pond and enjoy a picnic under the shelter. A resource library and
examples of backyard native landscaping are also on site.