River Trail Nature Center

Northbrook, Ill.

 
 

3120 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Northbrook, Ill. 60062
(847) 824-8360
www.fpdcc.com
Hours: March 1-last Saturday in October: Trails 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Building 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Last Sunday in October-Feb. 28: Trails 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. daily. Building 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Building closed on Friday.
Admission: Free

The visitor center houses live native animals, interactive exhibits depicting native flora and fauna, bird-watching area, active beehive and "Nature Play Zone" filled with games, puzzles, puppet stage and magnetic fish pond. Two walking trails wind through the woodlands along the Des Plaines River. Learn about the fox, bald eagle, skunk, owls and hawk at feeding time most Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m.

Upcoming Events

The Big Sit!

FREEMay 7, 2016

Flowers for Mom

FREEMay 8, 2016

Mother's Day Bird Walk

FREEMay 8, 2016

Jr. Photographers

FREEMay 14, 2016

Birds of Prey

FREEMay 15, 2016

Bird Tales

May 20, 2016

Migratory Madness

FREEMay 22, 2016

Capturing Coyotes

FREEMay 29, 2016

Ongoing events

Small Serendipity

FREEJanuary 27, 2016 - May 18, 2016
 
 










 
 
 
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