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Volo Bog State Natural Area

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28478 West Brandenburg Road
Ingleside, IL 60041


Phone: 815.344.1294
Fax: 815.344.1312

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If you're looking for a truly unique outdoor adventure, head for Volo Bog State Natural Area in northeastern Illinois. Just 45 miles northwest of Chicago in Lake County, this natural area contains Volo Bog, the only "quaking" bog in Illinois to have an open water center. Interpretive Programs for the public and groups, hiking trails, floating boardwalks, bird watching, cross-country skiing, wetlands, prairie restorations, woodlands, visitor center.

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Dates Event Name
11/11/17 - 11/11/17 Of Bogs & Books
11/15/17 - 11/15/17 Adopt-a-Road Volunteer Days with Friends of Volo Bog
11/17/17 - 11/17/17 Lake County Astronomy Monthly Meeting
12/09/17 - 12/09/17 Of Bogs & Books


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