Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

Established 37 years ago, the park has grown into a major collection of 32 works that is set within the wild prairie swales of the Governors State  University...

  

Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo

The zoo's newest attraction is a serene oasis featuring local wildlife and lush prairie vegetation. Free, interactive educational programs take place...

  

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

Situated along the banks of the scenic Rock River, Rockford Park District's Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens brings the tropics to the Midwest. The...

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Nordic Mountain

Closed for summer.

  

North Branch Trail

  This 17-mile paved trail follows the North Branch of the Chicago River with a 4-mile loop around the Skokie Lagoons. If you enter the Botanic...

  

North Park Village Nature Center

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

  

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...

  

Nye's Apple Barn

U-pick includes raspberries, blackberries, peaches, grapes and cherries. Apples begin the end of September. Store offers fresh fruit and vegetables,...

  

Oak Park Conservatory

Come walk through a warm, lush wonderland of ferns, tropical plants, and cacti at the Oak Park Conservatory.  The Conservatory’s community room is available...

  

Old Plank Road Trail

Hickory Creek Junction provides parking and access to the Old Plank Road Trail, a 21-mile asphalt trail that runs from Park Forest in Cook County to Joliet...

  

 
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