Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Eldridge Park

Start in a huge park with lots of playground equipment, a picnic area, tennis courts and soccer fields. From the northwest corner of the park, hop...

  

Enjoy Pioneer Farm

Hold a baby lamb, goat, chicks, piglet, rabbit, duck, feed a calf at this farm just 1 hour west of Chicago. On Saturdays and Sundays in March, April and...

  

Fitchie Creek Forest Preserve

Beautiful preserve with savannah woodland, meandering creek, and placid pond. Includes a horseback riding area.

  

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Anglers can fish for rainbow trout, walleye, northern pike, perch, bluegill, crappie, carp and largemouth bass are in 28 lakes and several rivers and...

  

Four Lakes

Not in season.

  

Fox River Trail

The Fox River Trail parallels the Fox River and winds 45 miles from Crystal Lake to Oswego. Trail is asphalt-paved and connects to the Illinois Prairie...

  

Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center

Hike and bike the trails in this 220-acre forest. At the nature center, see how animals live through interactive exhibits including a child-size bird's...

  

Garfield Farm Museum

Garfield Farm and Tavern, listed in the National Register of Historic Sites, is a 374-acre farmstead and former 1840s teamster inn, which offers a variety...

  

Heritage Prairie Farm and Education Center

The mission of Heritage Prairie Farm is to employ future-minded, sustainable business practices while being responsible stewards of the land. It follows...

  

Illinois Prairie Path

  The 62-mile trail follows the former Chicago, Aurora and Elgin commuter train line. It is the first rail-to-trail conversion in the United States...

  

 










 
 
 
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