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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Friends of Volo Bog Bird Seed Sale
10/01/21 - 10/30/21
The proceeds support Volo Bog State Natural Area. Pick up dates are Satu...

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Fall Color Walks at Volo Bog State Natural Area
10/30/21 - 10/31/21
Meet under the Oak Tree in front of the visitor center to start on an exped...

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Adopt-a-Road Volunteer Days with Friends of Volo Bog
11/02/21
Help keep Brandenburg Road beautiful! Adults (and kids 10 years & older...

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Guided Tours of Volo Bog with Stacy
11/03/21
Guided Tours of Volo Bog (the only quaking bog in Illinois)!  Come see...

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Of Bogs and Books at Volo Bog State Natural Area
Virtual 11/13/21
Conversations since 1994! Second Saturdays     &nbs...

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Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
11/16/21
If you enjoy working outdoors, contact the team for details. ...

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ShutterBugs of Volo Bog
Virtual 11/17/21
They are exploring having a hybrid with Zoom. Members will be informed of t...

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Bird Walk at the Volo Bog State Natural Area
11/20/21
Join the Volo Bog State Natural Area for a bird walk, ideal for novice bird...

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Bird Walk at the Volo Bog State Natural Area
12/05/21
Join the Volo Bog State Natural Area for a bird walk, ideal for novice bird...

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Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
12/28/21
If you enjoy working outdoors, contact the team for details. ...

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