Lake Katherine consists of 158 acres, including the Calumet-Sag Canal, 3.5 miles of hiking trails, 20
The Woodyard area, named after late state legislator, Harry "Babe" Woodyard, is the county's newest park. Its 1043
400 acres, woods, hiking, pond, Vermilion River and 15
At Forest Glen Preserve visitors can stroll through the #3 ranked arboretum in the state, a 40
Busse Woods Forest Preserve is 6,600
The Grove National Historic Landmark is a 124
Explore the natural beauty and animal habitats of this newly expanded 45-acre wetlands preserve. Nature programs are available for all ages:
Stroll the endless walking trails over 135 acres of forest, meadows, prairies and wetlands. Also visit the log cabin and 1880
Emily Oaks Nature Center is a 13-acre nature preserve located in the heart of Skokie. This unique site is restoring the remnants of an oak savannah with walking trails, a pond and nature center.
Explore the acres of woods and lakes, with scenic trails, shelters and views of Aurora's and Chicago'
Black Hawk State Historic Site includes a unique 100-acre "designated nature preserve"