Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Pick at Garden Patch Farms

Fresh, u-pick fruits and vegetables available seasonally. Visitors this fall can pick an assortment of squash, broccoli, brussels sprouts, kale, greens,...

  

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm

New for 2014, 6 kiddie rides included with general admission. Families can enjoy a tractor-pulled hayrack ride, new 6 lanes Mega Fun Slide, new Happy...

  

Butterprint Farm Pumpkin Patch

Groups can tour the historic Butterprint Farm weekdays in October. Visit with farm animals and explore the Butterprint Prairie Museum and Nature Center....

  

Johansen Farms

Walk through the pumpkin patch of over 25,000 pumpkins on the way to the children's zoo where over 500 animals are waiting. Hayrides, pony rides (weekends...

  

Riegel Farm & Conservation Center

This site has a barn and picnic areas. The petting zoo has a diverse group of animals, including exotic birds, snakes and an alligator. Birthday parties...

  

The Children's Farm at The Center

Sixty acre educational working farm with cows, pigs, sheep, goats, horses, donkey, rabbits, chickens, geese and ducks. Complimentary pony rides (September...

  

Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Find bluebirds, a raccoon, snakes and other animals while exploring the nature center. Search the exhibits and interpretive signs along the trails...

  

Joliet Iron Works Historic Site

This location contains the foundation ruins of the 19th-century iron- and steel-making factory. The preserve is open for self-guided tours with...

  

Kankakee River State Park

Kankakee River State Park offers activities for anglers, canoeists, hunters, campers, hikers, bicyclers and outdoor enthusiasts. See website for updates...

  

Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens

This nature center and botanic garden offers many opportunities to observe wildlife in their natural habitat. Lake Katherine provides a nesting area...

  

 







 
 
 
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