Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Willowbrook Wildlife Center

Before injured and abandoned animals are returned to the wild, many stay at Willowbrook. Some animals live at the center year-round, including a bald...

  

Wilder Park Conservatory

A small conservatory, ideal for little feet, showcases seasonal plants as well as permanent displays of flowering tropical plants. The park features a...

  

Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

Enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking and bird-watching. There are four marked trails including an 8-foot-wide crushed limestone multipurpose trail cover...

  

Trailside Museum of Natural History

Trailside Museum is a small nature center with an educational focus on teaching about local wildlife and wildlife habitat. Visitors can enjoy natural...

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Tekakwitha Woods Forest Preserve & Nature Center

Stop by the nature center to see interpretive displays and exhibits including an underwater diorama of the Fox River. Enjoy nature books and the discovery...

  

Sonny Acres Farm

Look for piles of pumpkins, plus squash, roasted corn and apples amid more than a dozen Halloween and fall-themed attractions. Some are gentle enough for...

  

Save the Prairie Society

Protected preserve features 80 acres of native prairie and adjoining savanna. Trail guides are available at kiosk. Check Web site for special events....

  

Salt Creek Bicycle Trail

This 7-mile paved trail starts north of Brookfield Zoo and ends in Bemis Woods. It crosses several busy streets.

  

Red Oak Nature Center

Learn about native plants and animals in the Fox River Valley. Educational exhibits and interpretive center encourage hands-on participation. Riverside...

  

 







 
 
 
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