Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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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...

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Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living plant museum featuring 24 display gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded...

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Trailside Museum of Natural History

Trailside Museum is a small nature center with an educational focus on teaching about local wildlife and wildlife habitat. Visitors can enjoy natural...

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Lincoln Park Zoo

See more than 1,100 animals, many of them endangered. Popular stops include the African Apes exhibit, Kovler Sea Lion Pool and Regenstein African Journey....

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Chicago Botanic Garden's Kite Festival

Members of the award-winning Chicago Fire Kite Team perform sport kite ballet and precision flying demonstrations, and experts will offer kite-flying...

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Garfield Park Conservatory

The Elizabeth Morse Children's Garden provides a fun and comfortable setting for kids who can go down the vine tube slide, climb a giant seed or crank...

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Big Run Wolf Ranch

Big Run Wolf Ranch is a non-profit educational facility specializing in North American wildlife. Visit during Family Day/Open Houses or book a presentation,...

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Bonner Heritage Farm

The building and exhibits bring to life a picture of farming and agriculture in Lake County. The farm includes an original barn, a carpenter's shop, a...

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Kline Creek Farm

Visit this living-history farm to discover life for DuPage County families in the 1890s. Tour the house, barn and visitor center. See sheep, chickens...

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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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