Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Lincoln Park Zoo

See more than 1,100 animals, many of them endangered. Popular stops include the African Apes exhibit, Kovler Sea Lion Pool and Regenstein African Journey....

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The Lurie Garden in Millennium Park

The Lurie Garden in Chicago's Millennium Park offers a variety of free family workshops throughout the year. An urban model of sustainable horticulture,...

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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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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can discover the dolphins and whales in the Oceanarium and get a view from below after watching the aquatic show. In the Polar Play Zone, kids...

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Independence Park District

Chicago Park District

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Garfield Park Conservatory

The Elizabeth Morse Children's Garden provides a fun and comfortable setting for kids who can go down the vine tube slide, climb a giant seed or crank...

  

Lincoln Park Conservatory

This conservatory doesn't have a children's garden, but it's still a great place to relax after a day at Lincoln Park Zoo. Take a stroll through the tropical...

  

Eden Place Nature Center

A community-based nature sanctuary and urban oasis in the Fuller Park neighborhood.  The 3.5 acre site is host to a native prairie preserve,...

  

Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse

This teaching organic greenhouse lets kids get their hands dirty while enjoying several programs available for all ages.

  

 







 
 
 
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