Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Lake County Forest Preserves

Party with nature at one of our 5 fun-filled sites! Make your child's birthday a journey of discovery. Choose from a wide variety of age appropriate...

  

Lambs Farm

This nonprofit center serves more than 250 people with developmental disabilities who work and live on site. Lambs Farm operates 5 kid-friendly businesses....

  

Lords Park Farm Zoo

Herds of bison, elk and white-tailed deer roam this nine-acre zoo all year. There are also farm animals such as pigs, ponies, cows, sheep, llamas,...

  

North Branch Trail

This 17-mile paved trail follows the North Branch of the Chicago River with a 4-mile loop around the Skokie Lagoons. If you enter the Botanic Garden...

  

Old Stover Trailhead

The Old Stover Trailhead starts across the street from Crabtree Nature Center and winds through woods dotted with ponds. It then joins the Algonquin Road...

  

Openlands Lakeshore Preserve

Located just 25 miles north of Chicago, the Openlands Lakeshore Preserve presents one of the last remaining ravine and bluff ecosystems in the metropolitan...

  

Prairieview Education Center

A variety of programs and changing exhibits geared toward nature enthusiasts are on display. Visitors can drop in the exploration station, check out...

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River Trail Nature Center

The visitor center houses live native animals, interactive exhibits depicting native flora and fauna, bird-watching area, active beehive and "Nature...

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