We are lucky enough to have several incredible outdoor spaces in the Glen Ellyn area. This is why we have developed a variety of activities centered around just getting out and enjoying nature.

Self-Guided Tours

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Free Guided Nature Walks

Ages: 18 & Up. Join us for a socially distanced stroll through local natural areas. Learn a bit about seasonal nature happenings while getting some exercise. Walks will take place rain or shine. Due to COVID-19, we are requiring registration and group size is limited to 9 people. Meeting location will be emailed to participants the day before. View upcoming walks >

Family Nature Walks

Reservation-only guided nature walks are limited to nine people or less from the same household. Our naturalist will guide your group for an hour-long hike along the trails or grounds of Ackerman, Churchill or Maryknoll Park. Seasonal ecological and site-specific features will be highlighted. Walks can be scheduled during weekdays or weeknights. Reservations can be made by contacting Renae at (630) 858-6037 x 6006 or R/NR: $20/$30.

Greener Glen Ellyn

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Nature Classes

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