Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

The Park is an internationally-recognized collection of 32 works, set within the wild prairie of the Governors State University campus. The giant sculptures...

  

Old Plank Road Trail

  The Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Hickory Creek Junction in Mokena provides parking and access to the Old Plank Road Trail, a 21-mile...

  

Pilcher Park Nature Center

The nature center features small animals like reptiles along with kids' activities. There are hiking and bike trails, playground areas and picnic grounds....

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Plum Creek Nature Center

  Explore the natural world, with hands-on exhibits in addition to a natural playscape for outdoor educational experiences at the Forest Preserve...

  

Reed’s Canoe Trips

Canoe and kayak rentals for paddling down the Kankakee River. The three trips offered range from two to six hours and are suitable for new or experienced...

  

Riegel Farm & Conservation Center

This site has a barn and picnic areas. The petting zoo has a diverse group of animals, including exotic birds, snakes and an alligator. Available for birthday...

  

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center

Sagawau is an environmental learning center established for nature study. The canyon is a unique area with unusual plants and rock formations. A new...

  

Sand Ridge Nature Center

Six thousand years ago, what is today Sand Ridge Nature Center was part of Lake Chicago's beach edge of that time. Now you can visit prairies, hike...

  

 










 
 
 
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