Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area

Over 8,000-acre wetland, upland and woodland game habitat. Hunting and fishing available but check website for necessary permits and further information....

  

Joliet Iron Works Historic Site

This location contains the foundation ruins of the 19th-century iron- and steel-making factory. The preserve is open for self-guided tours with...

  

Kankakee River State Park

Kankakee River State Park offers activities for anglers, canoeists, hunters, campers, hikers, bicyclers and outdoor enthusiasts. See website for updates...

  

Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse

This teaching organic greenhouse lets kids get their hands dirty while enjoying several programs available for all ages.

  

Lake County Forest Preserves

Party with nature at one of our 5 fun-filled sites! Make your child's birthday a journey of discovery. Choose from a wide variety of age appropriate...

  

Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens

This nature center and botanic garden offers many opportunities to observe wildlife in their natural habitat. Lake Katherine provides a nesting area...

  

Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve

Five species of birds breed on islands in the middle of the lake at this rookery. The preserve features 2.9 miles of asphalt trails, suitable for hiking,...

  

Lincoln Marsh Natural Area

The natural area provides visitors with many outdoor activities including hiking among the two miles of trails, bird-watching, picnics, environmental...

  

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center

Visit the nature center and the 19th-century one-room schoolhouse which features historical and interactive displays.  There are...

  

North Park Village Nature Center

Hiking trails over wetlands, prairie, savannah and woodlands. Visit the kids' educational facility at the nature center.

  

 







 
 
 
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