Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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The 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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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 and the...

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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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Danada Equestrian Center

Danada's equestrian programs give a holistic approach to horses and the daily care and teach basic riding skills to participants 12 and older. Fall programs...

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Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

Beginnning Sept. 11 and running through Nov. 11, guests will be able to visit "Wings of Wonder," a special lorikeet house custom designed by Spineless...

   1 Event

Blackberry Farm

Historic Blackberry Farm celebrates the pioneer days of the 1800s, bringing yesteryear to life amid a beautiful setting of modern amenities and attractions....

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Garfield Farm Museum

This museum offers a variety of educational, family, and entertainment events focusing on 1840s farm and inn history.

   1 Event

Kline Creek Farm

Visit this living-history farm to discover life for DuPage County families in the 1890s. Tour the house, barn and visitor center. See sheep, chickens...

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Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center

Hike and bike the trails in this 220-acre forest. Discovery packs with binoculars, bug boxes and plants are available for hikes. At the nature center,...

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