This location contains the foundation ruins of the 19th-century
iron- and steel-making factory. The preserve is open for
self-guided tours with 17...
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...
Thousands of great egrets, great blue herons, double-breasted
cormorants and black-crowned night herons nest on two islands in
the middle of Lake Renwick....
Visit the 19th-century one-room schoolhouse and new interpretive
center, which features historical and interactive
displays, live native...
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...