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Address: 1111 E Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193
Phone Number: 847-985-2100
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A Haven in the 'Burbs

My daughter, who is disabled, and I walk in Spring Valley at least once or twice a week. More in the summer. It is amazing as you get into it how you can forger you are in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My daughter, who is disabled, and I walk in Spring Valley at least once or twice a week. More in the summer. It is amazing as you get into it how you can forger you are in the suburbs. There are both asphalt and mulch trails. You can walk for miles just switching from one trail to the other. It's... More 

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We wanted to visit the country side after a week of holiday spent in down-town Chicago. The place was easily found and absolutely worth visiting. Even do the farm was closed because of a dinner party in the evening, we received a guided tour from Catherine that was really worth our trip. Excellent explanation and we really enjoyed our walk... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We spent the afternoon at the Volkening Heritage Farm. We saw all the animals, watched a volunteer feed an 8 wk old calf in arms reach, toured the barn and other buildings and hiked (very easy hiking) trails. It really is a beautiful (and huge) park for being right in the muddle of suburban Schaumburg. Our kids ages 9, 12,... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This place was a enjoyable morning/afternoon with my 2 year old. We are visiting from out of state and needed something to do. Thankfully, the weather was beautiful and my son was able to run around and use up some energy and see a few things along the way. Specifically, he liked the ducks at the pond, seeing the cows... More 

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Wheeling, IL
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This guided tour was awesome! We visited the log cabin and made homemade butter, applesauce and cornbread in a cast iron skillet. Don't forget to purchase the maple syrup, yummy.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Pleasant staff and beautiful grounds right in the middle of suburbia! Great for all seasons. We had several field trips there over the years and the programs are quite varied. Unfortunately you can still hear the traffic noise in all that tranquility.

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Chicago
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We love the farm with the grandkids and the people are so friendly and helpful - they are farmer like but really like kids

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Grand Rapids, MI
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We wanted to get out of our hotel for a while, so we this nature preserve was a great way to get the toddler energies out! Unfortunately mapquest gave us wrong directions and we ended up in a little condo area. However fortunately, after calling the nice lady at the nature center, we were able to get there without any... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Spring Valley is a great nature sanctuary. The grounds are peaceful and beautiful. However, take a walk through the farm house or education center. We found that to be really cool, too. Definitely worth checking out and the price is right.

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We are so lucky to live near this place, its awesome... wonderful break from the hustle and bustle. Its free and wonderful to go on a walk with children!!!

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