Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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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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Wagner Farm & Heritage Center

Visit one of the few remaining dairy farms in Cook County. Learn to milk cows, tend crops and cook at this Learn what life was like during the 1920s...

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Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm

Spring Valley provides 3+ miles of hiking trails and 135 acres of restored natural habitats. Step back in time to the 19th century at the Heritage Farm...

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Brookfield Zoo

This 216-acre zoo has more than 2,000 animals. Find wolves in their natural habitat, learn about recycling, meet penguins and visit a swamp. If that's...

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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can explore the ever-changing world of amphibians in the aquarium’s new special exhibit. Shedd’s seasonal Stingray Touch invites guests to discover...

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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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Prairieview Education Center

A variety of programs and changing exhibits geared toward nature enthusiasts are on display. Visitors can drop in the exploration station, check out...

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Batavia Riverwalk

3.2-acre park with boardwalks and a wildflower garden.

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Friends of the Chicago River

Friends of the Chicago River offers guided group tours of several sections of the Chicago River. No experience necessary. Our fun, knowledgeable guides...

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Volo Bog State Natural Area

You might feel the ground shake as you walk the half-mile boardwalk over Volo Bog, the only "quaking" bog in Illinois with an open water center. Tamarack...

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