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In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.
- JOHN MUIR



Hours, Map,

and Directions

Welcome to Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens!

Hours:
Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens is open daily from dawn till dusk. The Frank Passarelli Nature Center is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Nature Center is closed on Sundays.

Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens
7402 W. Lake Katherine Drive
Palos Heights, Illinois 60463
(708) 361-1873

Driving Directions:
Google Map

From Downtown Chicago:
Take I-55/Stevenson south to US-45/LaGrange Rd. Exit south; take US-45/LaGrange Rd south to Route 83 exit; at the stoplight, turn right and travel 3 miles east to Lake Katherine Drive (7500 West).

From the South:
Take I-294 north to the 127th Street exit; at the stoplight, turn left, cross Cicero Avenue and then just over bridge, turn right onto Route 83; Lake Katherine Drive is about three miles ahead on the right, just past the stoplight at Harlem Avenue.

From the North:
Take I-294 south to the 127th Street exit; at the stoplight, turn right; just over the bridge, turn right onto Route 83; Lake Katherine Drive is about three miles ahead on the right, just past the stoplight at Harlem Avenue.

From the East:
Take I-80 or I-94 to I-294; Take I-294 north to the 127th Street exit; at the stoplight, turn left, cross Cicero Avenue and then just over bridge, turn right onto Route 83; Lake Katherine Drive is about three miles ahead on the right, just past the stoplight at Harlem Avenue.

From the West:
Take I-80 to the Harlem Avenue (SR-43) northbound exit; take Harlem about eight miles to Route 83 (also called College Drive and Cal-Sag Road); turn left at Route 83; follow Route 83 about 1/4 mile to Lake Katherine Drive, which will be on your right.


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