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...
Experience the natural world, with hands-on exhibits in addition to a natural playscape for outdoor educational experiences. The playscape includes a pollinator...
The visitor center houses live native animals, interactive
exhibits depicting native flora and fauna, bird-watching area,
active beehive and "Nature...
Ryerson Woods is a 552-acre Lake County Forest Preserve along
the Des Plaines River in Deerfield. Ryerson Woods supports
threatened and endangered...
Sagawau is an environmental learning center established for
nature study. The canyon is a unique area with unusual plants and
rock formations. A new...