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Heller Nature Center

2821 Ridge Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035-1533
+1 847-433-6901
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Pleasant, well kept, not large but with much plant and wildlife.

Lovely place to hike, catch flora and fauna. I have always liked the way the people that work there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
drgr2015
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Highland Park, Illinois
nice trails

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

Reviewed 19 February 2017
dpint1300
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Highland Park, Illinois
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3 days ago
“Pleasant, well kept, not large but with much plant and wildlife.”
18 Feb 2017
“nice trails”
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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 3 days ago

Lovely place to hike, catch flora and fauna. I have always liked the way the people that work there explain what they have to see. Good place

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

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

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Reviewed 4 February 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
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Reviewed 18 January 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
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Reviewed 27 May 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
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Reviewed 10 April 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

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Reviewed 11 March 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
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Reviewed 3 October 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 19 May 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 24 October 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

1  Thank Pam F
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