Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Fuller Air Station Prairie and Tyner Interpretive Center

Experience what much of northern Illinois was like during pre-settlement conditions at this 32-acre example of a tallgrass prairie. Interpretive nature...

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Batavia Riverwalk

3.2-acre park with boardwalks and a wildflower garden.

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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...

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John G. Shedd Aquarium

Visitors can discover the dolphins and whales in the Oceanarium and get a view from below after watching the aquatic show. In the Polar Play Zone, kids...

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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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Touch-A-Tractor

Spring-themed activities include crafts, wagon rides, petting zoo, and musical entertainment.

  

 







 
 
 
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