Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Touch-A-Tractor

Climb into the seat of a real tractor, talk to farmers and learn about farming at this event for kids and families.  

  

Friendship Park Conservatory

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

  

Emily Oaks Nature Center

Find raccoon dens, wildflowers and turtles as you hike, or check out a seasonal Trail Pack for activity ideas. Some trails are stroller friendly. Indoors,...

  

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...

  

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...

  

 









 
 
 
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