Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Arabian Knights Farms "The Barn"

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


Arrowhead Golf Club

Miles of cross-country skiing trails are available during the winter season (weather permitting). An equipment rental package is available for $15...


Batavia Riverwalk

3.2-acre park with boardwalks and a wildflower garden.


Blackberry Farm

Closed in the winter.

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Blackwell Forest Preserve

Tubing fans can take a thrilling ride down Mount Hoy when 3 or more inches of snow covers the hill. District inner tubes are the only devices that...


Brookfield Zoo

This 216-acre zoo has more than 2,500 animals. Find wolves in their natural habitat, learn about recycling, meet penguins and visit a swamp.  If that's...

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Cosley Zoo

This 5-acre zoo showcases a variety of farm animals and Illinois wildlife and features a historical train station, a railroad caboose, picnic area, gift...

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Creek Bend Nature Center

Features interpretive displays and hands-on exhibits. See the Prairie Ecology exhibit, with bison dating back to the World’s Columbian Exposition in...


Danada Equestrian Center

Danada's equestrian programs give a holistic approach to horses and their daily care. Private hayrides and, in winter, sleigh rides for groups of 10 or...



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