Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can discover the Pacific white-sided dolphins, beluga whales and sea lions in the Abbott Oceanarium and get a view from below after watching...

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The Lurie Garden in Millennium Park

The Lurie Garden in Chicago's Millennium Park offers a variety of free family workshops throughout the year. An urban model of sustainable horticulture,...

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Heller Nature Center

This 97-acre preserve features oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna, natural wetlands, native plants and animals. Check out the log...

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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...

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Susanna Farms

Children of all ages are invited to play in the mini maze of clover and sunflowers and to enjoy a scenic hayride or train ride. Parents and children will...

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Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living plant museum featuring 26 display gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded...

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Blackberry Farm

Historic Blackberry Farm celebrates the pioneer days of the 1800s, bringing yesteryear to life amid a beautiful setting of modern amenities and attractions....

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Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center

Hike and bike the trails in this 220-acre forest. Discovery packs with binoculars, bug boxes and plants are available for hikes. At the nature center,...

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Irons Oaks

This 38-acre nature preserve is home to a diversity of wildlife and habitat types. See beautiful woods, flora and fauna on the trails along both sides...

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Monee Reservoir

Shoreline fishing on a 47-acre lake. Boat and picnic pavilion rentals and concessions available. Features 2.5-mile hiking trail that loops through...

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