Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Brookfield Zoo

This 216-acre zoo has more than 3,000 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. Guests can also discover the dolphins and whales in the...

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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

This is a lovely way to introduce children to nature. The highlight for most children is the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven where more than 1,000 butterflies...

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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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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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Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens

This nature center and botanic garden offers many opportunities to observe wildlife in their natural habitat. Lake Katherine provides a nesting area for...

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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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Lincoln Park Zoo

See more than 1,100 animals, many of them endangered. Brand new experiences include Regenstein Macaque Forest, home to Japanese snow monkeys, and the Lionel...

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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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Independence Park District

Chicago Park District

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