Places to go - Outdoors

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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...

  

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....

  

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center

Visit the 19th-century one-room schoolhouse and new interpretive center, which features historical and interactive displays, live native...

  

Plum Creek Nature Center

Closed for construction until July 2012.

  

Sagawau Environmental Learning Center

Sagawau is an environmental learning center established for nature study. The canyon is a unique area with unusual plants and rock formations. A new...

  

Sand Ridge Nature Center

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...

  

Thorn Creek Nature Center

Thorn Creek offers over 3 miles of wooded trails where visitors can see birds, deer and squirrels. There are educational displays, including a kid's...

  

Wolfe Wildlife Refuge & Bike Path

This natural wetlands area is home to several animals and birds, including some endangered and threatened species. Stroll along the paved walking/biking...

  

 



 
 
 
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