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...
Closed in winter
Pedal across meadows, through elk-inhabited forests and around
Busse Lake on this winding 11.2-mile trail through the Ned Brown
The new Forest Preserve of Cook County Bike Path trail starts
across from Crabtree Nature Center and winds through woods dotted
with ponds. It then...
This 17-mile paved trail follows the North Branch of the Chicago
River with a four-mile loop around the Skokie Lagoons. If you enter
the Botanic Gardens...
Weather permitting, outdoor ice rinks with lighting and warming houses are provided at Jewett Park, 836 Jewett Dr., and Jaycee Park, 1026 Wilmot Rd. Two...