Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Sand Ridge Nature Center

Six thousand years ago, what is today Sand Ridge Nature Center was part of Lake Chicago's beach edge of that time. Now you can visit prairies, hike...

  

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....

  

Schweitzer Woods Forest Preserve

The preserve has oak forests, crop land, hay meadows and marshes. A beautiful Edwardian house and matching dog kennel are situated in the southeast...

  

Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park

This is a great place to bike, jog or walk, even with a stroller or a few kids on training wheels in tow. Two miles of landscaped park are studded with...

  

Soldier Field Sledding Hill

Long after the Bears have exhausted all possible playoff opportunities for the season and outdoor Soldier Field shutters for its winter hibernation,...

  

Spring Bluff Nursery

Take a hayride to the tree fields and pick from Scotch, White and Austrian pines. Be prepared to cut your own tree, but they'll help bale it and tie it...

  

Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm

Hike through prairies and woods along 3 ½ miles of nature trails or step into the 19th century on a working farm. The pigs, cattle, turtles and draft horses...

  

 










 
 
 
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