with nature at one of our 5 fun-filled sites! Make your child's
birthday a journey of discovery. Choose from a wide variety of age
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 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...
Housed in the Visitor Center at the James "Pate" Philip State
Park, the Nature Center offers opportunities to see a variety of
displays, to participate...
Experience what much of northern Illinois was like during
pre-settlement conditions at this 32-acre example of a tallgrass
prairie. Interpretive nature...
This is closed for the summer.
Chicago outpost of Chicago River Canoe and Kayak. Group outings available.
North suburban location of Chicago River Canoe and Kayak. Group and special trips available.
Pedal across meadows, through elk-inhabited forests and around
Busse Lake on this winding 11.2-mile trail through the Ned Brown