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 | Fax: 815.344.1312

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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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Guided Tours of Volo Bog - January 2021
01/02/21 - 01/23/21
Guided Tours of Volo Bog are resuming on a very limited basis. Due to the ...

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Volo Bog Walk with a Naturalist - Tamarack View Trail North
01/27/21
Come see what we discover each month!  Featuring animal tracking when ...

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Volo Bog Walk with a Naturalist - To the Eye of the Bog!
02/10/21
Come see what we discover each month!  Featuring animal tracking when ...

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Of Bogs and Books at Volo Bog State Natural Area
02/13/21
Conversations since 1994! Second Saturdays     &nbs...

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Volo Bog Walk with a Naturalist - Tamarack View Trail South
02/24/21
Come see what we discover each month!  Featuring animal tracking when ...

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Volo Bog Walk with a Naturalist - To the Eye of the Bog!
03/10/21
Come see what we discover each month!  Featuring animal tracking when ...

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Guided Tours at the Volo Bog
Ongoing
As Winter begins to wane, Volo Bog clings tightly to the cold. Layers of pe...

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