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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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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Lambs Farm

This nonprofit center serves more than 250 people with developmental disabilities who work and live on site. Lambs Farm operates 5 kid-friendly businesses....

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Wagner Farm & Heritage Center

The Glenview Park District's 18-acre farm is one of the last working dairy farms in Cook County. The farm provides a unique opportunity to learn about...

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Glacial Park Conservation Area

The Lost Valley Visitor Center hosts a number of environmental education programs, workshops, camps and special events. An exhibit room, drop-in library...

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Pilcher Park Nature Center

The nature center features small animals like reptiles along with kids' activities. There are hiking and bike trails, playground areas and picnic grounds....

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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 Lion House and Regenstein African Journey....

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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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Springtime on the Farm

Experience a busy spring on a working 1880s farm by helping to till fields with a horse-drawn plow, plant a vegetable garden, watch a blacksmith, visit...

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Earth Day Celebration

Entertaining activities along the Earth Day picnic trail will take a fun look at where our food comes from, how it is grown and processed, and how our...

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