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 - August 2020
08/08/20 - 08/23/20
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Walks with a Naturalist at Volo Bog Natural Area - Wednesdays in August
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09/12/20 - 09/27/20
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Volunteer Habitat Work Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
10/20/20
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Guided Tours of Volo Bog - November 2020
11/01/20 - 11/21/20
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Volunteer Habitat Work Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
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12/12/20 - 12/19/20
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Volunteer Habitat Work Day at Volo Bog State Natural Area
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Guided Tours at the Volo Bog
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