Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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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...

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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

This 155-acre outdoor living museum has rare and unusual trees and shrubs. 1.8 miles of accessible paved trails with a children's garden, picnic area and...

   2 Events

Susanna Farms

Children of all ages are invited to play in the mini maze of clover and sunflowers and to enjoy a scenic hayride or train ride. Parents and children will...

   1 Event

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...

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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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Volo Bog State Natural Area

You might feel the ground shake as you walk the half-mile boardwalk over Volo Bog, the only "quaking" bog in Illinois with an open water center. Tamarack...

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