Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Wildlife Discovery Center at Elawa Farm

Features more than 150 animals including a King Cobra, gila monster, beaded lizard, bobcat, Laughing Kookaburras, raptors, crocodilians, turtles,...

  

Volo Bog State Natural Area

You might feel the ground shake as you walk the half-mile boardwalk over Volo Bog, the only "quaking" bog in Illinois with an open water center. Tamarack...

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Schweitzer Woods Forest Preserve

The preserve has oak forests, crop land, hay meadows and marshes. A beautiful Edwardian house and matching dog kennel are situated in the southeast...

  

Richardson Adventure Farm

Large cornfield maze plus a Finger Fortune maze, wooded picnic area, pumpkin patch, fenced kids' play area, pedal trikes, 50' slide, pedal carts, goats...

  

Randall Oaks Barnyard Zoo

Visit, pet and feed the farm animals, while also seeing alpacas, goats, mini-horses and a variety of reptiles. Pony rides and jumpy are available for...

  

Prairie Crossing Farm

The Liberty Prairie Foundation supports educational programming at the Prairie Crossing Farm to educate and inspire people to value healthy food, land...

  

Pioneer Tree Farm

closed in the summer

  

 







 
 
 
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