Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago


Jollay Orchards

U-pick sweet and sour cherries starting around June 19th, peaches as well as apples and pumpkins in the fall.


Nye's Apple Barn

U-pick includes raspberries, blackberries, peaches, grapes and cherries. Apples begin the end of September. Store offers fresh fruit and vegetables,...


Pine Mountain Resorts

Closed for summer.


The Blueberry Patch

U-pick and ready-picked blueberries available. Crop conditions are posted regularly on Facebook. Gift shop offers blueberry honey, preserves, spreads and...


Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm

The high elevation at Tree-Mendus means the farm grows fruit throughout the summer and fall. Cherries ripen in mid-June and early July; apricots, raspberries...



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