Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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The 606

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The Grove

Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American life. The 135-acre grounds have wetland, woodland and prairie...

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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

This is a lovely way to introduce children to nature. The highlight for most children is the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven where butterflies from around...

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Springtime on the Farm

Experience a busy spring on a working 1880s farm by helping to till fields with a horse-drawn plow, plant a vegetable garden, watch a blacksmith, visit...

  

Earth Day Celebration

Entertaining activities along the Earth Day picnic trail will take a fun look at where our food comes from, how it is grown and processed, and how our...

  

Backyards for Nature Fair

A native plant sale and a backyard ecology fair for the whole family, including birdhouse building, free wildflower seedlings, games and activities in...

  

Touch-A-Tractor

Climb into the seat of a real tractor, talk to farmers and learn about farming at this event for kids and families.  

  

Earth Day-Arbor Day Festival

Children's activities include crafts, petting zoo, jump zone, storytelling, hay rides and pony rides. Exhibits feature antique cars, eco-vehicles, tractors,...

  

Arabian Knights Farms

Educational facility is home to 60 horses and offers professional horse training, riding lessons and boarding. Party packages available.

  

 









 
 
 
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