Crafting Your Experience

ChicagoParks & Nature
Gavin Van Horn and Liam Heneghan

Herons, Liverworts, and Lilies

This urban nature walk will take you on a stroll through nesting sites for the state endangered Black-Crowned Night Heron, a striking-looking bird species that has been migrating to this part of the city since 2007. The adventure continues through Lincoln Park Zoo’s “Nature Boardwalk” to the Lincoln Park Conservatory, a Victorian era greenhouse that contains rare plants from around the world. The walk concludes contemplatively at the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool, a peaceful sanctuary only minutes away from the busyness of the city’s streets.

Cookie image

We use cookies on this website. You are free to manage these via your browser settings at any time. For more information about how we use cookies, please see our Privacy Policy.