Nature centers

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Irons Oaks

This 38-acre nature preserve is home to a diversity of wildlife and habitat types. See beautiful woods, flora and fauna on the trails along both sides...

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Settlers Day

Event features guided nature/history hikes, storytelling, pioneer craft making, flag raising ceremony, pioneer living reenactments and Civil War and Revolutionary...

   1 Event

Monee Reservoir

Shoreline fishing on a 47-acre lake. Boat and picnic pavilion rentals and concessions available. Features 2.5-mile hiking trail that loops through...

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Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Find bluebirds, a raccoon, snakes and other animals while exploring the nature center. Search the exhibits and interpretive signs along the trails...

  

Joliet Iron Works Historic Site

This location contains the foundation ruins of the 19th-century iron- and steel-making factory. The preserve is open for self-guided tours with...

  

Kankakee River State Park

Kankakee River State Park offers activities for anglers, canoeists, hunters, campers, hikers, bicyclers and outdoor enthusiasts. See website for updates...

  

Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens

This nature center and botanic garden offers many opportunities to observe wildlife in their natural habitat. Lake Katherine provides a nesting area...

  

Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve

Five species of birds breed on islands in the middle of the lake at this rookery. The preserve features 2.9 miles of asphalt trails, suitable for hiking,...

  

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center

Visit the nature center and the 19th-century one-room schoolhouse which features historical and interactive displays.  There are...

  

Pilcher Park Nature Center

The nature center features small animals like reptiles along with kids' activities. There are hiking and bike trails, playground areas and picnic grounds....

  

 







 
 
 
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