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 - April 2021
04/03/21 - 04/25/21
Spring time Guided Tours of Volo Bog (the only quaking bog in Illinois)! V...

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Avian Art at Volo Bog State Natural Area
04/10/21 - 05/16/21
Spring is a time to find joy in the anticipation - of longer days, warmer w...

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Lake County Astronomical Society Zoom Event with Volo Bog State Natural Area
Virtual 04/16/21
The Lake County Astronomical Society welcomes Shane Larson, Associate Direc...

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Bird Walks at Volo Bog State Natural Area
Happening as planned 04/18/21
Join the Volo Bog State Natural Area for a bird walk. Ideal for novice bird...

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Volo Bog Walk with a Naturalist - Tamarack View Trail
04/19/21
Come see what changes with the seasons!   Meet outside the Visito...

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Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
04/20/21
If you enjoy working outdoors, contact the team for details. ...

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Guided Tours of Volo Bog - May 2021
05/01/21 - 05/30/21
Spring time Guided Tours of Volo Bog (the only quaking bog in Illinois)! V...

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Of Bogs and Books at Volo Bog State Natural Area
Virtual 05/08/21
Conversations since 1994! Second Saturdays     &nbs...

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Volo Bog Walk with a Naturalist - Tamarack View Trail
05/13/21
Come see what changes with the seasons!   Meet outside the Visito...

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World Migratory Bird Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
05/16/21
Participants complete activities, get their passports stamped and compete f...

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Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
05/18/21
If you enjoy working outdoors, contact the team for details. ...

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Lake County Astronomical Society Zoom Event with Volo Bog State Natural Area
Virtual 05/21/21
The Lake County Astronomical Society welcomes Dr. Raffaella Margutti, Assoc...

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Native Shrub and Tree Sale at Volo Bog State Natural Area
05/22/21 - 05/23/21
The Friends of Volo Bog are pleased to bring you native plants for your yar...

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Bird Walks at Volo Bog State Natural Area
Happening as planned 05/22/21
Join the Volo Bog State Natural Area for a bird walk. Ideal for novice bird...

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Guided Tours of Volo Bog - June 2021
06/05/21 - 06/13/21
Spring time Guided Tours of Volo Bog (the only quaking bog in Illinois)! V...

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Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
06/15/21
If you enjoy working outdoors, contact the team for details. ...

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Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
07/27/21
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Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
08/24/21
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Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
09/21/21
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Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
10/19/21
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Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
11/16/21
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Habitat Restoration and Stewardship Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
12/28/21
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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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