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.

  

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....

  

Plum Creek Nature Center

Experience the natural world, with hands-on exhibits in addition to a natural playscape for outdoor educational experiences. The playscape includes a pollinator...

  

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...

  

Reed’s Canoe Trips

Canoe and kayak rentals for paddling down the Kankakee River. The three trips offered range from two to six hours and are suitable for new or experienced...

  

John Husar I & M Canal Bicycle Trail

Located in southwest Cook County, this paved, nine-mile trail near Willow Springs travels through woods and along the Sanitary and Ship Canal and what's...

  

Major Taylor Trail

This urban multi-use trail is named for Marshall "Major" Taylor, the second African-American to hold the world's sports title. The paved path is four miles...

  

 









 
 
 
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