Places to go - Outdoors

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Bird Haven Greenhouse

A Joliet Park District facility located in Pilcher Park. It consists of four greenhouses that are open to the public with outdoor gardens. There are special...

  

Riegel Farm & Conservation Center

This site has a barn and picnic areas. The petting zoo has a diverse group of animals, including exotic birds, snakes and an alligator. Available for birthday...

  

The Children's Farm at The Center

Sixty acre educational farm dedicated to the mission of connecting people, animals, and nature. Hands-on tours of the animal barns feature cows, sheep,...

  

Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Find bluebirds, a raccoon, snakes and other animals while exploring the nature center. Search the exhibits and interpretive signs along the trails...

  

Irons Oaks

This 38-acre nature preserve is home to a diversity of wildlife and habitat types. See beautiful woods, flora and fauna on the trails along both sides...

  

Joliet Iron Works Historic Site

This location contains the foundation ruins of the 19th-century iron- and steel-making factory. The preserve is open for self-guided tours with 17...

  

Kankakee River State Park

Kankakee River State Park offers activities for anglers, canoeists, hunters, campers, hikers, bicyclers and outdoor enthusiasts. See website for updates...

  

Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens

This nature center and botanic garden offers many opportunities to observe wildlife in their natural habitat. Lake Katherine provides a nesting area for...

  

Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve

Thousands of great egrets, great blue herons, double-breasted cormorants and black-crowned night herons nest on two islands in the middle of Lake Renwick....

  

 









 
 
 
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