Lake County, Illinois, CVB - Official Travel Site - Heller Nature Center

Heller Nature Center

2821 Ridge Road Highland Park, IL 60035

Phone: 847.433.6901

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Heller Nature Center

Visitors can enjoy a 97-acre preserve with oak-hickory forests, tall grass prairie, oak savanna and natural wetlands. Three miles of trails offer nature and solitude. Visitors can picnic, participate in a program, play in Wander Woods or learn more about these habitats in the Interpretive Center and nature exhibit which features bees, fish and birds. Cross-country skis available to rent during winter.

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Break Cabin Fever
Don’t get stuck inside all winter, break your cabin fever. Enjoy g... View More
The Gruffalo at Heller Nature Center
Walk with a mouse through the trails looking out for creatures big and smal... View More
Science and Snow Madness/Tracks and Traces at Heller Nature Center
Join in for fun and science in the snow at Heller Nature Center! Build and ... View More

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