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Lake Katherine Nature Center

7402 Lake Katherine Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463-1054
+1 708-361-1873
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Great Place

Very nice to walk, can rent kayaks and canoes. Can do wedding photos with appointment and I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jacar54
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Chicago, Illinois
Relaxing Oasis to visit

Despite all the Forest Preserves, this little place is a nice retreat off the beaten track to “Stop... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Steven A
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HINSDALE, United States
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“walking path” (5 reviews)
“south suburbs” (3 reviews)
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7402 Lake Katherine Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463-1054
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+1 708-361-1873
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice to walk, can rent kayaks and canoes. Can do wedding photos with appointment and I believe for a fee. Small indoor animal exhibit. Rental room for showers, parties, etc.

Thank jacar54
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Despite all the Forest Preserves, this little place is a nice retreat off the beaten track to “Stop and Smell the Roses” Nothing extraordinary ..... just a man made waterfall and lake to dig on a bench and talk.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Very nice trails to walk and they also have an area for bikes and hikers.Good place to take the kids in the summer very educational.

Thank Barbara T
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Lake Katherine is a botanical garden in Palos Heights, right off Rt 83 near 76th that includes woodlands, prairie, wetlands, and formal gardens. There is a nature center that is fun to check out, a mile loop walking trail around a ten acres lake. I...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is an excellent place to take a walk. Lots of nature. It is off the road and quiet. A great place to go and think while you take a nice walk around the lake.

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a hidden gem in the south suburbs beautiful lake great trails an awesome nature center great place for a picnic

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Love going and taking the kids and walking around nice and quiet and peaceful can go and cost you nothing plus you can walk along the canal

Thank Bonnie T
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

A tranquil,gorgeous bit of heaven. Love taking the family!!! pack a lunch and make a day of it. So peaceful and lovely.

Thank cajuanqueen
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Just walking through Lake Katherine gives you such a sense of serene. I especially enjoy going there in the fall when the leaves have changed

Thank joanndx10
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Family walks are great here, the atmosphere is very peaceful. Up close and personal with nature, lots of geese meandering around .

Thank Michelle N
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