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 sugar maple woodland along the Des Plaines River. Learn about the fox, Bald Eagle, skunk, owls and hawk at feeding time Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Snowshoe Hike

FREEJanuary 3, 2016 - February 7, 2016

Restoration Workday

FREEJanuary 16, 2016 - February 13, 2016

Creature Feature

FREEJanuary 17, 2016 - February 15, 2016

Family Science Night

February 12, 2016

Winter Night Hike

February 19, 2016

In Search of the Snow Flea

FREEFebruary 21, 2016

Sap's Rising

FREEFebruary 27, 2016 - March 19, 2016

Maple Syrup Festival

FREEMarch 20, 2016

Bucket Bug Hunt

FREEMarch 27, 2016

Frog Frenzy

FREEApril 3, 2016

Animal Evidence

FREEApril 10, 2016

Night Hike

April 15, 2016

Geo-caching 101

FREEApril 17, 2016

Wildflower Walk

FREEApril 24, 2016

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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