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...

  

Red Oak Nature Center

Learn about native plants and animals in the Fox River Valley. Educational exhibits and interpretive center encourage hands-on participation. Riverside...

  

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. There are four marked trails including an 8-foot-wide crushed limestone multipurpose trail cover...

  

Willowbrook Wildlife Center

Before injured and abandoned animals are returned to the wild, many stay at Willowbrook. Some animals live at the center year-round, including a bald...

  

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....

  

Brookfield Zoo

This 216-acre zoo has more than 2,000 animals. Find wolves in their natural habitat, learn about recycling, meet penguins and visit a swamp. If that's...

  

Cosley Zoo

This 5-acre zoo showcases a variety of farm animals and Illinois wildlife and features a historical train station, a railroad caboose, picnic area, gift...

  

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...

  

Batavia Riverwalk

3.2-acre park with boardwalks and a wildflower garden.

  

 







 
 
 
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