The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living plant museum featuring 26 display gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded...
This 97-acre preserve features oak-hickory forests, tall grass
prairie, oak savanna, natural wetlands, native plants and animals.
Check out the log...
The natural area provides visitors with many outdoor activities
including hiking among the two miles of trails, bird-watching,
The nature center features small animals like reptiles along
with kids' activities. There are hiking and bike trails, playground
areas and picnic grounds....
Hike around the perimeter on the stroller-friendly trail. Inside
the nature center, kids can play with the animals, touch table and
The new Lost Valley Visitor Center hosts a number of
environmental education programs, workshops, camps and special
events. An exhibit room, drop-in...
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...
Walk in the sugar maple forest as winter comes to an end and learn about the sweet history of maple syrup making.
Find flying squirrels and turtles as you hike. Some trails are
stroller friendly. The Woodland Wander Inn lets kids look for
animal tracks, explore...