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Volo Bog State Natural Area

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28478 West Brandenburg Road
Ingleside, IL 60041

Phone: 815.344.1294
Fax: 815.344.1312

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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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Dates Event Name
01/27/18 - 01/27/18 Guided Forest Therapy Walk with Linda Karlen at Volo Bog State Natural Area
02/10/18 - 02/10/18 Of Bogs & Books
02/11/18 - 02/11/18 Animal Tracking
02/21/18 - 02/21/18 ShutterBugs Nature Photography Club Meets at Volo Bog State Natural Area
03/10/18 - 03/10/18 Of Bogs & Books
04/14/18 - 04/14/18 Of Bogs & Books
05/09/18 - 05/09/18 Of Bogs & Books

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