Conservatories & 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. The community room is available to rent and...

  

Wilder Park Conservatory

A newly renovated small conservatory, ideal for little feet, showcases seasonal plants as well as permanent displays of flowering tropical plants. The...

  

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...

  

Fuller Air Station Prairie and Tyner Interpretive Center

Experience what much of northern Illinois was like during pre-settlement conditions at this 32-acre example of a tallgrass prairie. Interpretive nature...

  

Save the Prairie Society

Protected preserve features 80 acres of native prairie and adjoining savanna. Trail guides are available at kiosk.

  

Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

Established 35 years ago, the park has grown into a major collection of 29 works that is set within the wild prairie swales of the Governors State University...

  

 







 
 
 
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