Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Crabtree Nature Center

There are live animals in the center, nature displays and a children's area. Visit the Explore Outdoors area where you can dance with the bees, measure...

  

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 flying squirrels and turtles as you hike. Some trails are stroller friendly. The Woodland Wander Inn lets kids look for animal tracks, explore...

  

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...

  

Heller Nature Center

This 97-acre preserve features oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna, natural wetlands, native plants and animals. Check out the log...

  

Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Find bluebirds, a raccoon, snakes and other animals while exploring the nature center. Search the exhibits and interpretive signs along the trails...

  

Independence Grove

This 1,146-acre forest preserve offers a wide range of outdoor recreation opportunities centered on a 115-acre lake reclaimed from a gravel quarry....

  

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Part of the National Park system, the national lakeshore's focus is on preserving American heritage and natural history. It encompasses 15,000 acres...

  

Indiana Dunes State Park

Featuring exhibits with hands-on activities and walking trails through dunes, marsh and forests. There is a beach boardwalk making part of the area...

  

 







 
 
 
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