Nature Center

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Thorn Creek Nature Center is where the Friends of Thorn Creek Woods organization offers hands-on nature experience through programs, classes and workshops for children and adults about birds and birdwatching, animals and animal tracking, lightning bugs, making birdhouses, owl calls outdoors at night and much much more. The Nature Center is located within the Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve.

Some Nature Center programs are sponsored by The Thorn Creek Audubon Society.

Open Hours in 2017
Friday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Closed on Saturday.

Call before you plan to visit the Nature Center. Touring the Nature Center at other times can be arranged.

Closed Days in 2017
Friday, Nov. 24 & Sunday, Nov. 26 – Thanksgiving
Friday, Dec. 22 & Sunday, Dec. 24 – Christmas
Friday, Dec. 29 & Sunday, Dec. 31 – New Year’s

Address and phone
247 Monee Road
Park Forest, Illinois  60466
(708) 747-6320

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