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. Check Web site for special events....

  

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. Popular stops include the African Apes exhibit, Kovler Lion House and Regenstein African Journey....

  

Lords Park Farm Zoo

Herds of bison, elk and white-tailed deer roam this nine-acre zoo all year. There are also farm animals such as pigs, ponies, cows, sheep, llamas,...

  

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 Barnyard Zoo

Opens for season April 11, 2015. Visit, pet and feed the farm animals, while also seeing emus, lynx, hawks, owls and a variety of reptiles. Pony rides...

  

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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