Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Humboldt Park

One of the city's little-known sledding gems, Humboldt Park offers guests on the west side of the city the opportunity to get their sled on. And when...

  

Independence Park District

Chicago Park District

  

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...

  

Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse

This teaching organic greenhouse lets kids get their hands dirty while enjoying several programs available for all ages.

  

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...

  

Lincoln Park Zoo

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

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Montrose Harbor

This hill wasn't designated for sledding, but come winter, Cricket Hill in Montrose Harbor is one of the city's premier destinations for downhill fun....

  

Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo

The zoo's newest attraction is a serene oasis featuring local wildlife and lush prairie vegetation. Free, interactive educational programs take place...

  

North Park Village Nature Center

Hiking trails over wetlands, prairie, savannah and woodlands. Visit the kids' educational facility at the nature center.

  

 











 
 
 
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