Lake County, Illinois, CVB - Official Travel Site - Volo Bog State Natural Area

Volo Bog State Natural Area

28478 West Brandenburg Road Ingleside, IL 60041

Phone: 815.344.1294

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TRAVEL & VISITOR ALERT: VOLO BOG IS OPEN.
Please see their website for details, www2.illinois.gov/dnr/Parks/Pages/VoloBog.aspx.

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ABOUT VOLO BOG

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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Volo Bog Walk with a Naturalist (Fred) - Tamarack View Trail
12/9/22
Come see what changes with the seasons!   Meet outside the Vi... View More
Walk with a Naturalist at Volo Bog State Natural Area
12/12/22
Come see what is discovered as the seasons progress. Distance is 1-3 mil... View More
Guided Tours of Volo Bog with Stacy
12/14/22
Guided Tours of Volo Bog (the only quaking bog in Illinois)!  Come see... View More
Guided Tours of Volo Bog with Stacy
12/21/22
Guided Tours of Volo Bog (the only quaking bog in Illinois)!  Come see... View More
Winterfest at Volo Bog State Natural Area
1/8/23
Stop by Volo Bog State Natural Area for some warm indoor live music, photo ... View More

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