Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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LaSalle Canal Boat

Your one-hour, round trip journey on a full-size replica canal boat will take you on the same hand-dug waterway that 19th century pioneers traveled....

  

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...

  

Lincoln Park Conservatory

This conservatory doesn't have a children's garden, but it's still a great place to relax after a day at Lincoln Park Zoo. Take a stroll through the tropical...

  

Lincoln Park Zoo

See more than 1,100 animals, many of them endangered. Popular stops include the Regenstein Center for African Apes, Kovler Sea Lion Pool and Regenstein...

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Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center

Visit the 19th-century one-room schoolhouse and the new 17.000 square foot nature center which features interactive exhibits and houses amphibians,...

  

Lords Park Farm Zoo

Closed in winter

  

Lutsen Mountains Ski Area

Lutsen is home to 95 runs of varied difficulty, a 1,000-acre ski area spread over four mountains and 60 acres of tree skiing. Skiing lessons are available...

  

Major Taylor Trail

This urban multi-use trail is named for Marshall "Major" Taylor, the first internationally-acclaimed African-American sports superstar. The paved path...

  

Mayslake Peabody Estate

This former mansion, now on the National Register of Historic Places, serves as a unique educational and cultural resource for the community. Programs...

  

McHenry County Conservation District Prairie Trail

This 26-mile multi-use trail follows a former railway line that stretches from the McHenry County line in Algonquin to the Wisconsin state border connecting...

  

 











 
 
 
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