Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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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...

  

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...

  

Trailside Museum of Natural History

Trailside Museum is a small nature center with an educational focus on teaching about local wildlife and wildlife habitat. Visitors can view a live...

  

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....

  

 









 
 
 
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