Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Friendship Park Conservatory

Visit the three-story indoor atrium and 15 acres of outdoor gardens.

  

James "Pate" Philip State Park

This nature center's goal is to encourage the preservation of natural areas and animals through awareness, education, conservation and interpretation....

  

Lake County Forest Preserves

Party with nature at one of our 5 fun-filled sites! Make your child's birthday a journey of discovery. Choose from a wide variety of age appropriate...

  

Openlands Lakeshore Preserve

Located just 25 miles north of Chicago, the Openlands Lakeshore Preserve presents one of the last remaining ravine and bluff ecosystems in the metropolitan...

  

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...

  

River Trail Nature Center

The visitor center houses live native animals, interactive exhibits depicting native flora and fauna, bird-watching area, active beehive and "Nature...

  

Ryerson Woods

Ryerson Woods supports some of Illinois' most pristine woodlands and several state threatened and endangered species, and offers six miles of...

  

Lords Park Farm Zoo

Herds of bison, elk and white-tailed deer roam this nine-acre zoo all year. There are also farm animals such as pigs, ponies, cows, sheep, llamas,...

  

 










 
 
 
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