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Wolf Road Prairie Preserve

Located at the corner of Wolf Road and 31st Street in Westchester, the Wolf Road Prairie Nature Preserve is considered the largest and best quality black soil prairie east of the Mississippi River. ...

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Thatcher Woods

Following the path of the Des Plaines River through Oak Park and River Forest, Thacker Woods covers 245 acres and has much to see.“From North Avenue south to Madison Street, the greater Thatcher...

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Salt Creek

Canoe or Kayak If you own a canoe or kayak, you can enjoy a beautiful 8.5 mile stretch of the Salt Creek as it twists and turns on its way to the Des Plaines River. Launching from Bemis Woods North,...

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Des Plaines River

Canoe or Kayak Des Plaines River is closed off to any kind of motor boating making it perfect to test your rowing skills. Be sure to check water conditions with the Forest Preserves of Cook County...

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Salt Creek Trail

The Salt Creek Trail is actually a series of trails put together by The Forest Preserves of Cook County.Winding their way along the Salt Creek, they start in the east at Riverside, North Riverside...

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iCombat

iCOMBAT Chicago Tactical Laser Tag is the ultimate entertainment experience featuring an ultra-realistic first-person shooter experience on a Hollywood movie-style set using the same equipment and...

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Wonder Works Children Museum

“It’s all about learning through creative play” is Wonder Works motto.The children’s museum of Oak Park is a child sized world where kids can explore freely and use their imaginations to discover and...

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