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
This nature center and botanic garden offers many opportunities
to observe wildlife in their natural habitat. Lake Katherine
provides a nesting area...
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...
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...
A variety of programs and changing exhibits geared toward nature
enthusiasts are on display. Visitors can drop in the exploration
station, check out...