Glenview, Illinois: A sanctuary for nature

In Glenview, Illinois, you will find a nature sanctuary. Situated on the shore of Lake Michigan and near Chicago, Glenview is perfect for those who love the outdoors. Glenview may be small with only about 24 square miles, but it packs a punch in terms of natural beauty. Glenview has more than 20 parks that offer visitors everything from walking trails to fishing spots to great views of nature. It also has dozens of shops and restaurants and a variety of schools that provide both private and public education options. Learn more here.

The Glenview area is home to many natural areas. These include the Glenview Park District, which includes the Glenshire Golf Course and The Glen Club; the Chicago Botanic Garden, located in nearby Glencoe; and North Branch Land Trust, a non-profit organization that works with communities throughout northeastern Illinois to conserve land for conservation purposes. Outside of these organizations, there are also more minor private nature preserves, including one known as Leonard Lakewood Village Forest Preserves. This forest preserve consists of over 150 acres of woods, walking paths, and grassy fields bordered by South Boulevard on its west side and 52nd Way on its east. Glenview is an excellent place for nature enthusiasts to live and explore. Learn more about A Wonderful Place: Winnetka, Illinois.