Park Ridge Nature Center

This nature facility is a nice, complimentary Park Ridge park district facility for which to carry our grand-children for an educational visit. They have actually friendly staff and also many kind of creatures the children deserve to enjoy up close and personal. These include rabbits, turtles, snakes, hamsters, birds, and also fish. Tbelow are various other things of interemainder like a taxidermed deer head and exotic bugs. There is likewise a nice pond and brief trails external for enjoying great weather. Great for a brief visit when wanting some fresh air and what not.

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While my wife was off gambling in Rosemont, I was looking to escape to nature and also uncovered on line the Wildhardwood Nature Center. The facility was closed but I sat on a bench and also listened to the sounds and views of Nature.. Had the possibility to acquire some good images.
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Love the classes they offer below - good staff! The nature center is fun for kids. My children love to pet the rabbits and look at the snakes. Can go fishing in the pond, or run approximately the trails.

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Our Grandboy has nature camp tbelow and we ick him up occasionally. In enhancement, he recemty had his sixth Birthday Party tbelow. All the kids love the area and all of the wonderful pets that they have actually.
Fun location to take the youngsters...the nature center is located near a huge pond which you can walk roughly and check out the wildlife (primarily ducks and geese). Don"t wear good shoes as many likely you will come house via goose poop on your shoes. I wouldn"t recommfinish you to carry your dog for the exact same reasons. You deserve to walk approximately the "prairie" also and also talk to the youngsters around the different natural grasses and vegetation. The nature facility hosts many various events/classes for children.
I felt the need to be exterior also though it was a misty, windy and cold winter day. The sun was shining and I had actually to be out in it. It was my initially time visiting Wildwood Nature Center. It"s among the smaller areas I"ve been to, yet that gave it more of an practically quaint feeling for me. Tbelow are 2 walking paths/loops that are extremely easy (and also were wet, and also muddy because of the weather) and also a pond - some of the ducks were using the ice to dive off of into the pond. They additionally have actually a butterfly garden in the warmer months. Inside the facility you"ll discover live animals, snakes, prairie dogs, turtles and also more, they offer nature/eco-friendly programs, a lot for the kiddos to execute all year lengthy. They additionally have actually a dog park area (Paws Park). Pet parental fees pay an annual fee, open to both residents. and also non-citizens. This area was a nice, quiet and quick getaway.