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Red Oak Nature Center, Batavia

#19 of 69 in Wildlife in Illinois
Nestled on the east bank of the Fox River, Red Oak is surrounded by 40 acres of lush forest and wildlife habitat - an ideal setting for visitors to learn about the great outdoors. Six hiking trails and the nationally renowned Fox River Trail offer avenues of exploration. An indoor museum offers hands-on experiences, with a wildlife room and live beehive. Make sure to visit Devil's Cave while you're here!
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  • Stop off along the bicycle path to Red Oak Nature Center. The deck overlooking the Fox River is beautiful! Watch for the Eagles among other native animals in and above the river! Inside the Nature Cen...  more »
  • Great hands on activities. Fantastic displays to look at. The scenery around the at a is beautiful. The staff is friendly and welcoming!  more »
  • An outstanding view of the Fox River! The nature center is wonderful with live animals. Short walking trail outside. Great place to bring kids.
  • A great little forest preserve with a nice center that has animals and fun activities, as well as some trails for walking through the woods. A great place to enjoy nature right in the middle of the suburbs.

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