• The site is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. April through October, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. November through March. Heritage Farm is closed Dec. 1 - March 1.

  • Free

  • Newborn to Adult

Spring Valley Nature Center

Spring Valley is a refuge of 135 acres of fields, forests, marshes and streams. Spring Valley also features over three miles of handicapped-accessible hiking trails, a Nature Center with natural history displays and information, and the 1880s living history farm, Volkening Heritage Farm. Spring Valley is open to the general public and admission is free.

Spring Valley is an outdoor living museum, where visitors can learn about nature and local history. Along with exploring, discovering, observing, and listening, the following activities are encouraged: walking, birdwatching, sketching/painting, photography, reading/writing, relaxing and learning.

In order to help preserve Spring Valley’s natural resources for both present and future generations, all visitors are asked to remain on marked trails.

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  • 1111 E. Schaumburg Road Schaumburg, IL 60194
  • 847-985-2100 Website
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