Nature centers

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Wolfe Wildlife Refuge & Bike Path

This natural wetlands area is home to several animals and birds, including some endangered and threatened species. Stroll along the paved walking/biking...

  

Willowbrook Wildlife Center

Before injured and abandoned animals are returned to the wild, many are healed at Willowbrook. Walk the exhibit trail to see animals that live at the...

  

Wildlife Discovery Center at Elawa Farm

A unique combination of nature center, wildlife sanctuary, museum and biological station featuring high-quality displays of live reptiles, amphibians,...

  

Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve

Enjoy hiking, biking, picnicking and bird-watching at this popular location with several habitats. There are over 10 miles of 8-foot-wide crushed-limestone...

  

Trailside Museum of Natural History

Trailside Museum is a small nature center with an educational focus on teaching about local wildlife and wildlife habitat. Visitors can view a live...

  

Thorn Creek Nature Center

Thorn Creek offers over 3 miles of wooded trails where visitors can see birds, deer and squirrels. There are educational displays, including a kid's...

  

The Grove

Peek into a tank full of turtles, touch a fossil, learn about pioneer and Native American life. The 135-acre grounds have wetland, woodland and prairie...

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Tekakwitha Woods Forest Preserve & Nature Center

Stop by the nature center to see interpretive displays and exhibits including an underwater diorama of the Fox River. Enjoy nature books and the discovery...

  

Sugar Bush Fair

Features a pancake breakfast, authentic demonstrations of maple syrup production, a pioneer sugar camp, children's puppet show and a wagon shuttle to...

  

Springtime on the Farm

Experience a busy spring on a working 1880s farm by helping to till fields with a horse-drawn plow, plant a vegetable garden, watch a blacksmith, visit...

  

 









 
 
 
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