Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Oak Park Conservatory

Come walk through a warm, lush wonderland of ferns, tropical plants, and cacti at the Oak Park Conservatory. The Conservatory’s community room is available...

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Cosley Zoo

This 5-acre zoo showcases a variety of farm animals and Illinois wildlife and features a historical train station, a railroad caboose, picnic area, gift...

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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can explore the ever-changing world of Amphibians in the aquarium’s new special exhibit (now through 2017). Guests can also discover the dolphins...

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Lincoln Park Conservatory

This conservatory doesn't have a children's garden, but it's still a great place to relax after a day at Lincoln Park Zoo. Take a stroll through the tropical...

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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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Blackberry Farm

Closed in the winter.

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Garfield Farm Museum

This museum offers a variety of educational, family, and entertainment events. Open by appointment only in winter.

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Wagner Farm & Heritage Center

Visit one of the few remaining dairy farms. Learn to milk cows, tend crops and cook at this 18-acre working farm. The Heritage Center features interactive...

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Blackwell Forest Preserve

Tubing fans can take a thrilling ride down Mount Hoy when 3 or more inches of snow covers the hill. District inner tubes are the only devices that...

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