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 are healed at Willowbrook. Walk the exhibit trail to see animals that live at the...

  

Wilder Park Conservatory

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

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Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

Enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking and bird-watching at this popular location with several habitats. There are over 10 miles of 8-foot-wide crushed-limestone...

  

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 view a live...

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The Morton Arboretum

Explore 1,700 acres of plants and trees. Walk, run or bike 9 miles of paved roads or hike 16 miles of trails with birds, frogs and other wildlife, amid...

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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...

  

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 heads west to Bemis Woods and connects to DuPage County's trail system. It crosses several...

  

 










 
 
 
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