Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Irons Oaks

This 38-acre nature preserve is home to a diversity of wildlife and habitat types. See beautiful woods, flora and fauna on the trails along both sides...

  

Johansen Farms

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John Husar I & M Canal Bicycle Trail

Located in southwest Cook County, this paved, nine-mile trail near Willow Springs meanders through woods and along the Sanitary and Ship Canal. No longer...

  

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 for...

  

Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve

Five species of birds breed on islands in the middle of the lake at this rookery. The preserve features 2.9 miles of asphalt trails, suitable for hiking,...

  

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center

Visit the 19th-century one-room schoolhouse and the new 17.000 square foot nature center which features interactive exhibits and houses amphibians,...

  

Major Taylor Trail

This urban multi-use trail is named for Marshall "Major" Taylor, the first internationally-acclaimed African-American sports superstar. The paved path...

  

Monee Reservoir

Shoreline fishing on a 47-acre lake. Boat rentals and concessions available. Features 2.5-mile hiking trail that loops through a wetland.

  

 











 
 
 
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