Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

 

River Trail Nature Center

The visitor center houses live native animals, interactive exhibits depicting native flora and fauna, bird-watching area, active beehive and "Nature...

  

Ryerson Woods

Ryerson Woods is a 552-acre Lake County Forest Preserve along the Des Plaines River in Deerfield. Ryerson Woods supports threatened and endangered...

  

Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park

This is a great place to bike, jog or walk, even with a stroller or a few kids on training wheels in tow. Two miles of landscaped park are studded with...

  

Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm

Spring Valley provides 3+ miles of hiking trails and 135 acres of restored natural habitats. Step back in time to the 19th century at the Heritage Farm...

  

The Grove

Step into the past at this outdoor history and nature museum. Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American...

  

Touch-A-Tractor

Spring-themed activities include crafts, wagon rides, petting zoo, and musical entertainment.

  

 










 
 
 
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