Nature Centers

 

Prairieview Education Center

A variety of programs and changing exhibits geared toward nature enthusiasts are on display. Visitors can drop in the exploration station, check out...

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The Grove

Step into the past at this outdoor history and nature museum. Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American...

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Emily Oaks Nature Center

Find flying squirrels and turtles as you hike. Some trails are stroller friendly. The Woodland Wander Inn lets kids look for animal tracks, explore...

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Fuller Air Station Prairie and Tyner Interpretive Center

Experience what much of northern Illinois was like during pre-settlement conditions at this 32-acre example of a tallgrass prairie. Interpretive nature...

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Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm

Step back in time to the 19th century on this working farm and see how pioneers did chores such as plowing and cooking. The baby farm animals, turtles...

  

James "Pate" Philip State Park

This nature center's goal is to encourage the preservation of natural areas and animals through awareness, education, conservation and interpretation....

  

Lake County Forest Preserves

Party with nature at one of our 5 fun-filled sites! Make your child's birthday a journey of discovery. Choose from a wide variety of age appropriate...

  

Openlands Lakeshore Preserve

Located just 25 miles north of Chicago, the Openlands Lakeshore Preserve presents one of the last remaining ravine and bluff ecosystems in the metropolitan...

  

River Trail Nature Center

The visitor center houses live native animals, interactive exhibits depicting native flora and fauna, bird-watching area, active beehive and "Nature...

  

Ryerson Woods

Ryerson Woods is a 552-acre Lake County Forest Preserve along the Des Plaines River in Deerfield. Ryerson Woods supports threatened and endangered...

  

 







 
 
 
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