Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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North Branch Trail

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

  

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

Apples are the main attraction mid-September through October, but Nye's also sells berries and other fruit as well as corn and other vegetables. Call...

  

Oak Park Conservatory

Come walk through a warm, lush wonderland of ferns, tropical plants, and cacti at the Oak Park Conservatory and new outside Discovery Garden.   The Conservatory...

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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...

  

Old Stover Bike Path

The new Forest Preserve of Cook County Bike Path trail starts across from Crabtree Nature Center and winds through woods dotted with ponds. It then joins...

  

Oney's Tree Farm & Nursery

There's plenty to do after cutting your tree. On weekends, Mrs. Claus visits in her North Pole House  (10 a.m.-3 p.m.), and horse-drawn wagon rides or...

  

Openlands Lakeshore Preserve

Located just 25 miles north of Chicago, the Openlands Lakeshore Preserve presents one of the last remaining ravine and bluff ecosystems in the metropolitan...

  

Oz Park

What would Dorothy and her friends from Oz think if they knew that the biggest attraction to their park in the winter was the small but solid hill...

  

 











 
 
 
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