Nature Centers

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Monee Reservoir

Shoreline fishing on a 47-acre lake. Boat rentals and concessions available. Features 2.5-mile hiking trail that loops through a wetland.

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Plum Creek Nature Center

Experience the natural world, with hands-on exhibits in addition to a natural playscape for outdoor educational experiences. The playscape includes a pollinator...

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Red Oak Nature Center

Learn about native plants and animals in the Fox River Valley. Educational exhibits and interpretive center encourage hands-on participation. Riverside...

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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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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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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

This is a lovely way to introduce children to nature. The highlight for most children is the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven where butterflies from around...

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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

This 155-acre outdoor living museum has specialty gardens plus beautiful trees, shrubs and wooded areas. Two miles of accessible paved paths, 2.5 miles...

  

Blackwell Forest Preserve

Over 7 miles of trails offer fun for hikers, bikers and equestrians. Amenities include group picnic shelters, an off-leash dog area, a youth-group...

  

Cave of the Mounds-National Natural Landmark

Open year-round and for all ages, this natural limestone cave offers guided tours daily on paved and lighted walkways. Tours pass colorful crystal...

  

Coral Woods Conservation Area

Coral Woods is home to a sugar maple forest, oak canopied woodland and display of spring wildflowers. Featuring over 3 miles of looped interpretive...

  

 










 
 
 
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