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...

  

Villa Olivia Ski Area

Downhill skiing, snow boarding and snowtubing is right here in your backyard. Just a short drive from anywhere in the Chicagoland area. Quad chair...

  

Volo Bog State Natural Area

You might feel the ground shake as you walk the half-mile boardwalk over Volo Bog, the only "quaking" bog in Illinois with an open water center. Tamarack...

  

Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

Enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking and bird-watching. There are four marked trails ranging from 0.2 miles to 9.5 miles in length. The main...

  

West Ridge Nature Preserve

Twenty acres of woods surround a 4-acre pond filled with hawks, herons and fox, wood ducks and coyotes. Offers educational programs and activities for...

  

Wilder Park Conservatory

A small conservatory, ideal for little feet, showcases seasonal plants as well as permanent displays of flowering tropical plants. The park features a...

  

Wildlife Discovery Center at Elawa Farm

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

  

Williams Tree Farm

Hop on the horse drawn hayride that takes you to the tree fields where you can cut down your tree. Enjoy the Children's Farm where you can visit with Bernard...

  

Willowbrook Wildlife Center

Before injured and abandoned animals are returned to the wild, many stay at Willowbrook. Some animals live at the center year-round, including a bald...

  

Wilmot Mountain

Skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing resort.  The new snow tubing facility features over 1,000 feet of multiple tubing lanes and a conveyor lift...

  

 










 
 
 
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