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
This nature center and botanic garden offers many opportunities
to observe wildlife in their natural habitat. Lake Katherine
provides a nesting area...
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,...
Visit the 19th-century one-room schoolhouse and the new
17.000 square foot nature center which features interactive
exhibits and houses amphibians,...
Shoreline fishing on a 47-acre lake. Boat rentals and
concessions available. Features 2.5-mile hiking trail that loops
through a wetland.
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...