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...
The nature center features small animals like reptiles along
with kids' activities. There are hiking and bike trails, playground
areas and picnic grounds....
Closed for construction until July 2012.
Learn about native plants and animals in the Fox River Valley.
Educational exhibits and interpretive center encourage hands-on
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...
Six thousand years ago, what is today Sand Ridge Nature Center
was part of Lake Chicago's beach edge of that time. Now you can
visit prairies, hike...
Stop by the nature center to see
interpretive displays and exhibits including an underwater diorama
of the Fox River. Enjoy nature books and the discovery...