Nature Classes and Events

We offer a variety of nature and environmental programs for ages 1 and older. Check out the Park Ridge Park District’s seasonal brochures for all that we have to offer!

Adult Environmental Lecture Series

Attention adults, Wildwood offers a series of environmental classes that educate and inform participants about a variety of topics like green roofs, living with wild animals, organic lawn and garden care, organic vegetables and produce, canning and preserving, and more.

Nature Trips

Travel with us to see nature in and around the Chicago area. Trips locations include Starved Rock State Park, the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, the Des Plaines River Forest Preserve on snowshoes, Jasper Pulaski State Wildlife area to witness 20,000 migrating Sandhill Cranes, and more.

Special Events

Wildwood runs a variety of special events year round both big and small. Our community annual events include our Earth Day Celebration, Gone Fishin’ Derby, Country Farm Fair, and Pumpkin Smash and Bash.

Wildwood butterfly garden