Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

This 155-acre outdoor living museum has many specialty gardens and unique tree collections. 1.8 miles of accessible paved trails with a children's...

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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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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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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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Forest Preserves of Cook County

The Forest Preserve consists of more than 40 lakes, ponds and streams with largemouth bass, walleye, northern pike, bluegill, crappie and channel catfish....

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Danada Equestrian Center

Danada's equestrian programs give a holistic approach to horses and the daily care and teach basic riding skills to participants 12 and older. Programs...

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Bird Haven Greenhouse

A Joliet Park District facility located in Pilcher Park. It consists of four greenhouses that are open to the public with outdoor gardens. There are special...

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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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Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center

Hike and bike the trails in this 220-acre forest. Discovery packs with binoculars, bug boxes and plants are available for hikes. At the nature center,...

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