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 offers activities for anglers,
canoeists, hunters, campers, hikers, bicyclers and outdoor
enthusiasts. See website for updates...
This teaching organic greenhouse lets kids get their hands dirty
while enjoying several programs available for all ages.
with nature at one of our 5 fun-filled sites! Make your child's
birthday a journey of discovery. Choose from a wide variety of age
Bird viewing programs, led by Will County Audubon members,
provide information on the history of the rookery, natural history
on the birds that nest...
Visit the nature center and the 19th-century one-room
schoolhouse which features historical and interactive
displays. There are...
Shoreline fishing on a 47-acre lake. Boat and picnic pavilion
rentals and concessions available. Features 2.5-mile hiking
trail that loops through...
Hiking trails over wetlands, prairie, savannah and woodlands.
Visit the kids' educational facility at the nature center.
Located just 25 miles north of Chicago, the Openlands Lakeshore
Preserve presents one of the last remaining ravine and bluff
ecosystems in the metropolitan...
Explore the natural world, with hands-on exhibits in addition to a natural playscape for outdoor educational experiences. The playscape includes a pollinator...