Whether you’re into hiking, running, biking or simply birdwatching – venture outdoors this spring in DuPage. Budding flowers on trees, tulips appearing in gardens and perennials are showing their true colors. Observe beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Awaken the senses. Connect yourself to the natural world around you.
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Spring is a time for new beginnings from bird nests in trees with babies soon to be born to rolling greens in parks and golf courses.
Observe thawed waterways and the soothing sounds they create. Start with a spring adventure to a local forest preserve. Consider their recommended Top 10 Things to Do to #OPTOUTSIDE including walking a trail less traveled, bird watching, biking, having a playdate with your furry best friend, or just pausing and reflecting to calm the spirit, body and mind.
Head out to the Illinois Prairie Path (IPP), formerly the CA&E right-of-way converted into a “foot path,” a project led by an army of volunteers and influential May Watts - widely known as an author, lecturer, and above all as a naturalist at The Morton Arboretum.
When and where possible, enjoy the miles of outdoor spaces this spring. Find your Zen today!