Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Blackwell Forest Preserve

Over 7 miles of trails offer fun for hikers, bikers and equestrians. Amenities include group picnic shelters, an off-leash dog area, a youth-group...

  

Eldridge Park

Start in a huge park with lots of playground equipment, a picnic area, tennis courts and soccer fields. From the northwest corner of the park, hop...

  

Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center

Hike and bike the trails in this 220-acre forest. At the nature center, see how animals live through interactive exhibits including a child-size bird's...

  

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...

  

Tekakwitha Woods Forest Preserve & Nature Center

Stop by the nature center to see interpretive displays and exhibits including an underwater diorama of the Fox River. Enjoy nature books and the discovery...

  

Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

Enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking and bird-watching at this popular location with several habitats. There are over 10 miles of 8-foot-wide crushed-limestone...

  

Willowbrook Wildlife Center

Before injured and abandoned animals are returned to the wild, many are healed at Willowbrook. Walk the exhibit trail to see animals that live at the...

  

Save the Prairie Society

Protected preserve features 80 acres of native prairie and adjoining savanna. Trail guides are available at kiosk. Check Web site for special events....

  

Cosley Zoo

This 5-acre zoo, which is dotted with ponds, offers an intimate experience with a large variety of domestic farm animals and native Illinois wildlife....

  

Phillips Park Zoo

Get an up-close look at a bald eagle, gray wolves, and cougars. See North American river otters, Elk herd, goats, swans, turkeys, peacocks and Reptile...

  

 










 
 
 
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