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,
Trailside Museum is a small nature center with an educational
focus on teaching about local wildlife and wildlife habitat.
Visitors can enjoy natural...
Hike around the perimeter on the stroller-friendly trail. Inside
the nature center, kids can play with the animals, touch table and
The Lost Valley Visitor Center hosts a number of environmental
education programs, workshops, camps and special events. An exhibit
room, drop-in library...
The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living plant museum featuring 26 distinct gardens and four natural areas. Visit the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice...
The nature center features small animals like reptiles along
with kids' activities. There are hiking and bike trails, playground
areas and picnic grounds....
Walk the wonderful trails through the tall prairie grasses.
Visit the award-winning Butterfly House May 28 through
Costumed guides lead scheduled groups through the Log Cabin Woods on a trail of Halloween fun, adventure, and magic. Also includes refreshments, games,...
Experience life on an 1880s farm by helping with the harvest, cooking over the woodstove or squeezing fresh apple cider. Relive the adventure of the Illinois...