Kankakee River State Park offers activities for anglers,
canoeists, hunters, campers, hikers, bicyclers and outdoor
enthusiasts. See website for updates...
This teaching organic greenhouse lets kids get their hands dirty
while enjoying several programs available for all ages.
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
Five species of birds breed on islands in the middle of the lake
at this rookery. The preserve features 2.9 miles of asphalt trails,
suitable for hiking,...
Visit the nature center and the 19th-century one-room
schoolhouse which features historical and interactive
displays. There are...
Shoreline fishing on a 47-acre lake. Boat and picnic pavilion
rentals and concessions available. Features 2.5-mile hiking
trail that loops through...
Hiking trails over wetlands, prairie, savannah and woodlands.
Visit the kids' educational facility at the nature center.
Located just 25 miles north of Chicago, the Openlands Lakeshore
Preserve presents one of the last remaining ravine and bluff
ecosystems in the metropolitan...
Experience the natural world, with hands-on exhibits in addition to a natural playscape for outdoor educational experiences. The playscape includes a pollinator...
Learn about native plants and animals in the Fox River Valley.
Educational exhibits and interpretive center encourage hands-on