Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Northerly Island

Northerly Island is a 91 acre peninsula that juts into Lake Michigan at the heart of the Museum Campus. It is located just south of the Adler Planetarium...

  

Fuller Air Station Prairie and Tyner Interpretive Center

Experience what much of northern Illinois was like during pre-settlement conditions at this 32-acre example of a tallgrass prairie. Interpretive nature...

  

Save the Prairie Society

Protected preserve features 80 acres of native prairie and adjoining savanna. Trail guides are available at kiosk.

  

Cosley Zoo

This 5-acre zoo, which is dotted with ponds, offers an intimate experience with a large variety of domestic farm animals and native Illinois wildlife....

  

Lincoln Park Zoo

See more than 1,100 animals, many of them endangered. Brand new experiences include Regenstein Macaque Forest, home to Japanese snow monkeys, and the Lionel...

  

Lords Park Farm Zoo

This is closed for the summer.

  

Phillips Park Zoo

Get an up-close look at a bald eagle, gray wolves, and cougars. See North American river otters, elk herd, goats, swans, turkeys, peacocks and Reptile...

  

Randall Oaks Zoo

Visit, pet and feed the animals, while also seeing alpacas, goats,  mini-horses and a variety of reptiles. Pony and camel rides are available for an...

  

Chicago Riverwalk

A river-level promenade running along the south bank of the Chicago River offering riverfront cafes, tour boats and water taxis, bicycle rentals and...

  

Naperville Riverwalk

1.75 mile paved walkway along the DuPage River.

  

 









 
 
 
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