Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

 

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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Peterson Garden Project

Learning together in the garden, and kitchen, does much more than put fresh, nutritious food on the table. It helps build stronger communities, connect...

  

ReptileFest

ReptileFest features hundreds of animals for visitors to touch, hold and look at. No animals are for sale. It's a family-oriented event with lots of activities...

  

The 606

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The Lurie Garden in Millennium Park

The Lurie Garden in Chicago's Millennium Park offers a variety of free family workshops throughout the year. An urban model of responsible horticulture,...

  

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...

  

 










 
 
 
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