Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

 

North Park Village Nature Center

Hiking trails over wetlands, prairie, savannah and woodlands. Visit the kids' educational facility at the nature center.

  

Oz Park

What would Dorothy and her friends from Oz think if they knew that the biggest attraction to their park in the winter was the small but solid hill...

  

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...

  

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...

  

Soldier Field Sledding Hill

Long after the Bears have exhausted all possible playoff opportunities for the season and outdoor Soldier Field shutters for its winter hibernation,...

  

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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