Nature Centers

 

Heller Nature Center

This 97-acre preserve features oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna, natural wetlands, native plants and animals. Check out the log...

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Glacial Park Conservation Area

The Lost Valley Visitor Center hosts a number of environmental education programs, workshops, camps and special events. An exhibit room, drop-in library...

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Volo Bog State Natural Area

You might feel the ground shake as you walk the half-mile boardwalk over Volo Bog, the only "quaking" bog in Illinois with an open water center. Tamarack...

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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

This 155-acre outdoor living museum has many specialty gardens and unique tree collections. 1.8 miles of accessible paved trails with a children's...

  

Coral Woods Conservation Area

Coral Woods is home to a sugar maple forest and oak canopied woodland. Featuring over 3 miles of looped interpretive trails, picnic shelter, fireplace...

  

Crabtree Nature Center

There are live animals in the center, nature displays and a children's area. Outside three trails wind through 1,000 acres of ponds, forest and...

  

Independence Grove

This 1,100-acre forest preserve offers a wide range of outdoor recreation and education opportunities centered on a 115-acre lake reclaimed from a...

  

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...

  

Wildlife Discovery Center at Elawa Farm

Features more than 150 animals including a King Cobra, gila monster, beaded lizard, bobcat, Laughing Kookaburras, raptors, crocodilians, turtles,...

  

 







 
 
 
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