Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

 

Roosevelt Park

Outdoor ice rinks and sledding hills. No warming facility or supervision. Call the outdoor sledding/skating update hotline at (847) 724-3337 after 10:30...

  

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

Hike through prairies and woods along 3 ½ miles of nature trails or step into the 19th century on a working farm. The pigs, cattle, turtles and draft horses...

  

The Grove

Step into the past at the area’s most unique outdoor history and nature museum. Venture out on trails through mature oak forests and admire wetland pools....

  

 











 
 
 
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