Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Valley View Tree Farm

Cut down your own tree (limited quantities) at this 100-year-old farm, which used to be a dairy farm. Then sift through the wreaths, roping and greens...

  

Tyrol Basin

Tyrol Basin has 17 trails, three triple chair lifts and two surface tows, plus a new airbag (on select days). There are three different terrain parks...

  

Trailside Museum of Natural History

Trailside Museum is a small nature center with an educational focus on teaching about local wildlife and wildlife habitat. Visitors can view a coyote,...

  

Thorn Creek Nature Center

Thorn Creek offers over 3 miles of wooded trails where visitors can see birds, deer and squirrels. There are educational displays, including a kid's...

  

Thompson Strawberry Farm

Pick your own strawberries from mid-June to the beginning of July or buy them from the farm stand. U-pick pumpkins and gourds should be available the last...

  

The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort

Eighteen runs for skiing or snowboarding up to a quarter mile in length, a terrain park, kids' programs, six scenic miles of cross-country and snow...

  

The Lurie Garden in Millennium Park

The Lurie Garden in Chicago's Millennium Park, offers a variety of free family workshops throughout the year. An urban model of responsible horticulture,...

  

 







 
 
 
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