Conservatories & Gardens

 

Friendship Park Conservatory

Visit the three-story indoor atrium and 15 acres of outdoor gardens.

  

Lincoln Park Conservatory

This conservatory doesn't have a children's garden, but it's still a great place to relax after a day at Lincoln Park Zoo. Take a stroll through the tropical...

  

Oak Park Conservatory

Come walk through a warm, lush wonderland of ferns, tropical plants, and cacti at the Oak Park Conservatory. Kids can also visit the Exploration Station...

  

Wilder Park Conservatory

A small conservatory, ideal for little feet, showcases seasonal plants as well as permanent displays of flowering tropical plants. On April 27, the conservatory...

  

Eden Place Nature Center

A community-based nature sanctuary and urban oasis in the Fuller Park neighborhood.  The 3.5 acre site is host to a native prairie preserve,...

  

Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse

This teaching organic greenhouse lets kids get their hands dirty while enjoying several programs available for all ages.

  

Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens

This nature center and botanic garden offers many opportunities to observe wildlife in their natural habitat. Lake Katherine provides a nesting area...

  

Save the Prairie Society

Protected preserve features 80 acres of native prairie and adjoining savanna. Trail guides are available at kiosk. Check Web site for special events....

  

Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

Established 35 years ago, the park has grown into a major collection of 28 works that is set within the wild prairie swales of the Governors State University...

  

 





 
 
 
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