Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living plant museum featuring 26 display gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded...

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Emily Oaks Nature Center

Find raccoon dens, wildflowers and turtles as you hike, or check out a seasonal Trail Pack for activity ideas. Some trails are stroller friendly. Indoors,...

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Lambs Farm

This nonprofit center serves more than 250 people with developmental disabilities who work and live on site. Lambs Farm operates 5 kid-friendly businesses....

   2 Events

Wagner Farm & Heritage Center

The Glenview Park District's 18-acre farm is one of the last working dairy farms in Cook County. The farm provides a unique opportunity to learn about...

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Springtime on the Farm

Experience a busy spring on a working 1880s farm by helping to till fields with a horse-drawn plow, plant a vegetable garden, watch a blacksmith, visit...

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Earth Day Celebration

Entertaining activities along the Earth Day picnic trail will take a fun look at where our food comes from, how it is grown and processed, and how our...

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Backyards for Nature Fair

A native plant sale and a backyard ecology fair for the whole family, including birdhouse building, free wildflower seedlings, games and activities in...

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Touch-A-Tractor

Climb into the seat of a real tractor, talk to farmers and learn about farming at this event for kids and families.  

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Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm

Spring Valley provides 3+ miles of hiking trails and 135 acres of restored natural habitats. Step back in time to the 19th century at the Heritage Farm...

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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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