Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Wagner Farm & Heritage Center

The Glenview Park District's 18-acre farm is one of the last working dairy farms in Cook County. The farm provides a unique opportunity to learn about...

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Touch-A-Tractor

Climb into the seat of a real tractor, talk to farmers and learn about farming at this event for kids and families.  

  

The Grove

Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American life. The 135-acre grounds have wetland, woodland and prairie...

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Springtime on the Farm

Experience a busy spring on a working 1880s farm by helping to till fields with a horse-drawn plow, plant a vegetable garden, watch a blacksmith, visit...

  

Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm

Spring Valley provides 3+ miles of hiking trails and 135 acres of restored natural habitats. Step back in time to the 19th century at the Heritage Farm...

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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 supports some of Illinois' most pristine woodlands and several state threatened and endangered species, and offers six miles of...

  

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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