Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Morton Arboretum

Explore 1,700 acres of plants and trees. Walk, run or bike 9 miles of paved roads or hike 16 miles of trails with birds, frogs and other wildlife, amid...

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Garfield Farm Museum

This museum offers a variety of educational, family, and entertainment events. Open by appointment only in winter.

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Lincoln Marsh Natural Area

The natural area provides visitors with many outdoor activities including hiking among the two miles of trails, bird-watching, picnics, environmental...

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Lake View Nature Center

Hike around the perimeter on the stroller-friendly trail. Inside the nature center, kids can play with the animals, touch table and geology exhibit....

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Oak Park Conservatory

Come walk through a warm, lush wonderland of ferns, tropical plants, and cacti at the Oak Park Conservatory. The Conservatory’s community room is available...

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Blackberry Farm

Closed in the winter.

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Red Oak Nature Center

Learn about native plants and animals in the Fox River Valley. Educational exhibits and interpretive center encourage hands-on participation. Riverside...

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Brookfield Zoo

This 216-acre zoo has more than 2,000 animals. Find wolves in their natural habitat, learn about recycling, meet penguins and visit a swamp. If that's...

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Mayslake Peabody Estate

This former mansion, now on the National Register of Historic Places, serves as a unique educational and cultural resource for the community. Programs...

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Arabian Knights Farms

Training and educational facility offers professional horse training, riding lessons and boarding. Visit website for more information.

  

 










 
 
 
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