Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Busse Woods Trail

Pedal across meadows (including one with grazing elk), through forests and around Busse Reservoir on this winding 11.2-mile trail through the Ned Brown...

  

Butterprint Farm Pumpkin Patch

Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch and choose from pumpkins, squash and gourds. Afterward, visit the four-acre corn maze. Then shell, crack and mill corn...

  

Cascade Mountain

Closed for the summer

  

Cave of the Mounds-National Natural Landmark

Open year-round and for all ages, this natural limestone cave offers guided tours daily on paved and lighted walkways. Tours pass colorful crystal...

  

Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living plant museum featuring 26 display gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded...

  

Chicago Botanic Garden's Kite Festival

Enjoy stunt-kite performances set to music by the Chicago Fire Kite Team and the Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois. The team flies precision and...

  

Chicago Lakefront Trail

Bike 18 miles of paved and blacktop pathways that wind along the Lake Michigan shoreline past harbors, beaches and the Lincoln Park Zoo. The trail gets...

  

Chicago Park District Fishing

For information visit the website or call Bob Long Jr., "the fishing guy". You can also pick up a brochure at a bait shop in Chicago for details...

  

Chicago River Canoe & Kayak

Chicago outpost of Chicago River Canoe and Kayak. Group outings available.

  

 
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