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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The Shutterbugs of Volo Bog Virtual Zoom meetings
Virtual 08/19/20 - 11/18/20
The ShutterBugs of Volo Bog meet on the third Wednesday of each month. ...

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Guided Tours of Volo Bog - October 2020
10/10/20 - 10/31/20
Guided Tours of Volo Bog are resuming on a very limited basis. Due to the ...

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Volunteer Habitat Work Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
10/20/20
They’re back and have lots of work to do! Will you join them?  N...

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Fall Color Walk with a Naturalist at Volo Bog State Natural Area
10/21/20
Fall Color Walk on the Deerpath and Prairie Ridge Trails for a total of 3 m...

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Fall Color Walk with a Naturalist at Volo Bog State Natural Area
10/28/20
Fall Color Walk featuring the Golden Tamaracks - .5 miles.     ...

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Guided Tours of Volo Bog - November 2020
11/01/20 - 11/21/20
Guided Tours of Volo Bog are resuming on a very limited basis. Due to the ...

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Fall Color Walk with a Naturalist at Volo Bog State Natural Area
11/04/20
Fall Color Walk featuring the Golden Tamaracks - .5 miles.     ...

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Friends of Volo Bog Bird Seed Sale
11/07/20 - 11/08/20
Support the Friends of Volo Bog and keep your bird friends happy all winter...

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Of Bogs and Books Zooming at Volo Bog State Natural Area
Virtual 11/14/20
Conversations since 1994! Second Saturdays     &nbs...

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Volunteer Habitat Work Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
11/17/20
They’re back and have lots of work to do! Will you join them?  N...

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Guided Tours of Volo Bog - December 2020
12/12/20 - 12/19/20
Guided Tours of Volo Bog are resuming on a very limited basis. Due to the ...

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Volunteer Habitat Work Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
12/15/20
They’re back and have lots of work to do! Will you join them?  N...

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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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