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

  

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...

  

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.

  

Salt Creek Bicycle Trail

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

  

 









 
 
 
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