Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Green Meadows Petting Farm

We are a children's petting farm. Hands on where everyone milks a cow, cuddles the baby animals, kids get a pony ride, and everyone takes a hayride....

  

Fair Oaks Farm

A family-friendly gem tucked away in a quiet corner of northeast Indiana, Fair Oaks Farms offers cheese tours, a cow birthing barn a 4-D theater where...

  

Blackwell Forest Preserve

Over 7 miles of trails offer fun for hikers, bikers and equestrians. Amenities include group picnic shelters, an off-leash dog area, a youth-group...

  

Cave of the Mounds-National Natural Landmark

Open year-round and for all ages, this natural limestone cave offers guided tours daily on paved and lighted walkways. Tours pass colorful crystal...

  

Coral Woods Conservation Area

Coral Woods is home to a sugar maple forest, oak canopied woodland and display of spring wildflowers. Featuring over 3 miles of looped interpretive...

  

Eden Place Nature Center

A community-based nature sanctuary and urban oasis in the Fuller Park neighborhood.  The 3.5 acre site is host to a native prairie preserve,...

  

Eldridge Park

Start in a huge park with lots of playground equipment, a picnic area, tennis courts and soccer fields. From the northwest corner of the park, hop...

  

Emily Oaks Nature Center

Find raccoon dens, wildflowers and turtles as you hike, or check out a seasonal Trail Pack for activity ideas. Some trails are stroller friendly. Indoors,...

  

Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center

Hike and bike the trails in this 220-acre forest. At the nature center, see how animals live through interactive exhibits including a child-size bird's...

  

Gibson Woods Nature Preserve

This preserve is home to many rare plants and animals, some listed as endangered. Various nature programs are held throughout the year and interpretive...

  

 









 
 
 
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