Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Kline Creek Farm

Visit this living-history farm to discover life for DuPage County families in the 1890s. Tour the house, barn and visitor center. See sheep, chickens and...

  

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...

  

Lake View Nature Center

Hike around the perimeter on the stroller-friendly trail. Inside the nature center, kids can play with the animals, touch table and geology exhibit....

  

Lincoln Marsh Natural Area

The natural area provides visitors with many outdoor activities including hiking among the two miles of trails, bird-watching, picnics, environmental...

  

Mayslake Peabody Estate

This former mansion, now on the National Register of Historic Places, serves as a unique educational and cultural resource for the community. Programs...

  

Mount Hoy

When at least three inches of natural snow covers the hill, Mount Hoy offers snow tubing and snowshoeing on weekends and school holidays December through...

  

Naperville Riverwalk

Four-mile paved walkway along the DuPage River.

  

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

Situated along the banks of the scenic Rock River, Rockford Park District's Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens brings the tropics to the Midwest. The...

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Oak Park Conservatory

Come walk through a warm, lush wonderland of ferns, tropical plants, and cacti at the Oak Park Conservatory and new outside Discovery Garden.   The Conservatory...

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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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