Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Wagner Farm & Heritage Center

Visit one of the few remaining dairy farms. Learn to milk cows, tend crops and cook at this 18-acre working farm. The Heritage Center features interactive...

  

The Grove

Step into the past at this outdoor history and nature museum. Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American...

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Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm

Step back in time to the 19th century on this working farm and see how pioneers did chores such as plowing and cooking. The baby farm animals, turtles...

  

Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park

This is a great place to bike, jog or walk, even with a stroller or a few kids on training wheels in tow. Two miles of landscaped park are studded with...

  

Ryerson Woods

Ryerson Woods is a 552-acre Lake County Forest Preserve along the Des Plaines River in Deerfield. Ryerson Woods supports threatened and endangered...

  

Roosevelt Park

Outdoor ice skating rink is lighted for evening activities and closes nightly at 10 p.m. Call the outdoor sledding/skating update hotline at (847) 724-3337...

  

River Trail Nature Center

The visitor center houses live native animals, interactive exhibits depicting native flora and fauna, bird-watching area, active beehive and "Nature...

  

Prairieview Education Center

A variety of programs and changing exhibits geared toward nature enthusiasts are on display. Visitors can drop in the exploration station, check out...

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