Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Busse Woods Trail

Pedal across meadows, through elk-inhabited forests and around Busse Lake on this winding 11.2-mile trail through the Ned Brown Forest Preserve.

  

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

Cascade has 36 ski runs of varying difficulty and snow tubing, too. Half-day learning programs for kids ages 4-12 are available. Because this is a...

  

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...

  

Chestnut Mountain Resort

High above the Mississippi, tucked nicely in the hills near historic Galena, IL, Chestnut Mountain is a premier Illinois resort that offers nineteen...

  

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...

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Chicago Lakefront Trail

Bike 20 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

Because the Web site is hard to navigate, call Bob Long Jr. "The Fishin' Guy" or pick up a brochure at a bait shop in Chicago for details on fishing...

  

 











 
 
 
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