Bartlett Nature Center 2054 W. Stearns Road Bartlett, Ill. 60103 (847) 608-3100 www.bartlettparks.orgHours: Grounds: sunrise-sunset, daily. Visitor center: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and holidays. Admission: Free
This nature center's goal is to encourage the
preservation of natural areas and animals through awareness,
education, conservation and interpretation. The Bartlett Nature
Center includes displays and collections relating to the
environment, encompassing everything from the soils to the stars.
Many programs offered. There are 4½ miles of hiking trails on 501