Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Richardson Adventure Farm

Take a wagon ride and choose from more than 50,000 trees. There's also lunch (on weekends), handmade wreaths, doughnuts and restrooms. Saws, shaking and...

  

Bonner Heritage Farm

The building and exhibits bring to life a picture of farming and agriculture in Lake County. The farm includes an original barn, a carpenter's shop, a...

  

Glacial Park Conservation Area

The new Lost Valley Visitor Center hosts a number of environmental education programs, workshops, camps and special events. An exhibit room, drop-in...

  

Independence Grove

This 1,100-acre forest preserve offers a wide range of outdoor recreation and education opportunities centered on a 115-acre lake reclaimed from a...

  

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...

  

Wildlife Discovery Center at Elawa Farm

Featuring over 150 animals including raptors, Laughing Kookaburras, crocodilians, turtles, tortoises, gila monsters, beaded lizards and rattlesnakes...

  

Randall Oaks Barnyard Zoo

Closed in the winter.

  

Des Plaines River Trail and Greenway

Hike, bike, cross country ski and enjoy nature along this 31-mile crushed stone trail that follows its namesake river. Snowmobiling is allowed on designated...

  

 










 
 
 
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