Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Wildlife Discovery Center at Elawa Farm

A unique combination of nature center, wildlife sanctuary, museum and biological station featuring high-quality displays of live reptiles, amphibians,...

  

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...

  

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

Grab a map and find your way through Richardson's enormous corn maze, which will have a baseball theme this fall. There are four paths; the smallest is...

  

Randall Oaks Zoo

Opens for season April 11, 2015. Visit, pet and feed the farm animals, while also seeing emus, lynx, hawks, owls and a variety of reptiles. Pony rides...

  

Prairie Crossing Farm

Offers a variety of outdoor farm-based education programs on a 100 acre working organic farm. Visit website for information on group tours, farm events,...

  

 









 
 
 
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