This 97-acre preserve features oak-hickory forests, tall grass
prairie, oak savanna, natural wetlands, native plants and animals.
Check out the log...
The Lost Valley Visitor Center hosts a number of environmental
education programs, workshops, camps and special events. An exhibit
room, drop-in library...
A variety of programs and changing exhibits geared toward nature
enthusiasts are on display. Visitors can drop in the exploration
station, check out...
Explore 1,700 acres of plants and trees. Walk, run or bike 9 miles of paved roads or hike 16 miles of trails with birds, frogs and other wildlife, amid...
Hike around the perimeter on the stroller-friendly trail. Inside
the nature center, kids can play with the animals, touch table and
The nature center features small animals like reptiles along
with kids' activities. There are hiking and bike trails, playground
areas and picnic grounds....
Trailside Museum is a small nature center with an educational
focus on teaching about local wildlife and wildlife habitat.
Visitors can enjoy natural...
Shoreline fishing on a 47-acre lake. Boat and picnic pavilion
rentals and concessions available. Features 2.5-mile hiking
trail that loops through...
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...
Experience what much of northern Illinois was like during
pre-settlement conditions at this 32-acre example of a tallgrass
prairie. Interpretive nature...