Places to go - Outdoors

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Monee Reservoir

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

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Prairieview Education Center

A variety of programs and changing exhibits geared toward nature enthusiasts are on display. Visitors can drop in the exploration station, check out...

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Lincoln Park Zoo

See more than 1,100 animals, many of them endangered. Popular stops include the African Apes exhibit, Kovler Lion House and Regenstein African Journey....

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Lambs Farm

This nonprofit center serves more than 250 people with developmental disabilities who work and live on site. Lambs Farm operates 5 kid-friendly businesses....

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Wagner Farm & Heritage Center

The Glenview Park District's 18-acre farm is one of the last working dairy farms in Cook County. The farm provides a unique opportunity to learn about...

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Crabtree Nature Center

There are live animals in the center, nature displays and a children's area. Outside three trails wind through 1,000 acres of ponds, forest and...

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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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Chicago Architecture Foundation

River cruises depart from Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive, just north of Millennium Park. Docents provide the 90-minute tour with entertaining and fact-filled...

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Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park

This is a great place to bike, jog or walk, even with a stroller or a few kids on training wheels in tow. Two miles of landscaped park are studded with...

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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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