Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Bonner Heritage Farm

The building and exhibits bring to life a picture of farming and agriculture in Lake County. The farm includes an original barn, a carpenter's shop, a...

  

Coral Woods Conservation Area

Coral Woods is home to a sugar maple forest and oak canopied woodland. Featuring over 3 miles of looped interpretive trails, picnic shelter, fireplace...

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Crabtree Nature Center

There are live animals in the center, nature displays and a children's area. Outside three trails wind through 1,000 acres of ponds, forest and...

  

Des Plaines River Trail and Greenway

Hike, bike and enjoy nature along this 31-mile crushed stone trail that follows its namesake river. The trail passes through 10 forest preserves, and bridges...

  

Didier Farms

Greenhouse is open mid-April to August 1 with homegrown annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs. Farmstand opens in July with homegrown vegetables and...

  

Glacial Park Conservation Area

The Lost Valley Visitor Center hosts a number of environmental education programs, workshops, camps and special events. An exhibit room, drop-in library...

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Heller Nature Center

This 97-acre preserve features oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna, natural wetlands, native plants and animals. Check out the log...

  

Independence Grove

This 1,100-acre forest preserve offers a wide range of outdoor recreation and education opportunities centered on a 115-acre lake reclaimed from a...

  

 
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