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 features more than 2.5 miles of trails for hiking and picnic facilities.  

  

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, cross country ski and enjoy nature along this 31-mile crushed stone trail that follows its namesake river. Snowmobiling is allowed on designated...

  

Gengel Tree Farm

Explore a selection of fresh-cut Fraser and Balsam firs, wreaths of various sizes and garland. Enjoy homemade cookies and tree ornaments in the store....

  

Glacial Park Conservation Area

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

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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...

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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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