Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Jonamac Orchard

More than two dozen varieies of apples. The pick-your-own pumpkin patch is open 7 days a week and on weekends starting late September, you can catch...

  

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

This 155-acre outdoor living museum has rare and unusual trees and shrubs. 1.8 miles of accessible paved trails with a children's garden, picnic area and...

  

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Explore 360 acres of woodlands, wetlands, prairies and formal gardens. Visit the Taltree Railway Garden featuring seven model steam trains in a miniature...

  

Bird Haven Greenhouse

A Joliet Park District facility located in Pilcher Park. It consists of four greenhouses that are open to the public with outdoor gardens. There are special...

  

Friendship Park Conservatory

Visit the three-story indoor atrium and 15 acres of outdoor gardens.

  

Garfield Park Conservatory

The Elizabeth Morse Children's Garden is where kids can go down the vine tube slide, climb a giant seed or crank up a huge bee to pollinate an enormous...

  

Lincoln Park Conservatory

This conservatory doesn't have a children's garden, but it's still a great place to relax after a day at Lincoln Park Zoo. Take a stroll through the tropical...

  

Wilder Park Conservatory

A small conservatory, ideal for little feet, showcases seasonal plants as well as permanent displays of flowering tropical plants. The park features a...

  

Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm

Joseph Bailly, one of the earliest settlers in northern Indiana, set up his fur trading post in the early 1800s. Visit the late 1880s Chellberg farm...

  

Big Run Wolf Ranch

Big Run Wolf Ranch is a non-profit educational facility specializing in North American wildlife. Visit during Family Day/Open Houses or book a presentation,...

  

 







 
 
 
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