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Heller Nature Center

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2821 Ridge Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-1533
+1 847-433-6901
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nice trails

good place for waling in nature , birding and photograhy.. nice easy trails. If youre lucky might... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2017
dpint1300
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Highland Park, Illinois
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Heller Nature Center invites visitors to explore the Midwest's natural beauty, with walking paths... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2017
Fran S
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2821 Ridge Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-1533
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+1 847-433-6901
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Reviewed February 18, 2017

good place for waling in nature , birding and photograhy.. nice easy trails. If youre lucky might be able to find an Owl..

Thank dpint1300
Reviewed February 4, 2017

Heller Nature Center invites visitors to explore the Midwest's natural beauty, with walking paths that are great for birders, kids, and cross-country skiers in the winter.

Thank Fran S
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Heller Nature Center is a great place to cross country ski on their groomed trails. You can rent equipment there if needed.

Thank Lynn R
Reviewed May 27, 2016

There is often standing water, especially after a rain -- so bring along some bug repellent. And for sure -- bring your camera! Prairie, woods, pines, savanna, pond -- it's just a few steps to another vista. You can reach the pond and observation deck...More

1  Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Went to Heller Nature Center for a lecture on bird photography. After the lecture I walked around Heller and found it very interesting. A great place to get in touch with Nature

Thank StanKIL
Reviewed March 11, 2016

This was a nice "preserve" until the trees and habitats were destroyed by what must be some invasive species cull. About 75% of the forest has been wiped out by chainsaws. Now the deer can't even hide because someone decided the right type of tree...More

1  Thank Eb J
Reviewed October 3, 2015

Heller Nature Center is minutes from route 41 in Highland Park. It has free parking and a easy to navigate 2 mile trail that meanders through dense woods with a hidden pond at one end. There is a small nature center and kid's playground. They...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2015

I pass by the Heller Nature Center regularly. I take my grandchildren to play and walk around the beautiful setting

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Reviewed October 24, 2014

Hosted our daughter's rehearsal dinner at HNC. May be a bit of an odd choice, but it was perfect for this perfect couple. The staff worked with us ahead of time to ensure that we had the tables and chairs we needed, they were set...More

Thank Pam F
Reviewed June 15, 2014

On 97 acres, the Center has two educational buildings, a bee apiary, picnic tables, 3 miles of well-marked hiking trails (dogs allowed), plenty of parking, clean restrooms, and so on. The Interpretive Center has a 450-gallon aquarium featuring native fish, a beehive cross-section, locally-harvested honey...More

2  Thank illinois travelere
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