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Polar Adventure Days in Chicago

polar adventure days

The Chicago Park District is hosting the 12th annual Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island Park this year. Park-goers will have the unique opportunity to come face-to-face with a number of winter animals, go snowshoeing, make winter crafts, and just enjoy the winter beauty of the prairie.

The Polar Adventure Days will be held on December 10th; January 21, 2017; and February 25, 2017. The event itself is free, but parking costs $3 (cash only).

Depending on the weather, you may get to see a team of huskies pull a dog sled. There will also be wolves, birds of prey, and other live animals.

“The Polar Adventure Days is one of the Park District’s most unique events,” said Chicago Park District General Superintendent and CEO Michael Kelly. “To be able to walk around in snowshoes and interact with wolves is not an experience that many Chicagoans get living in the city.”

Take a tour of the new Northerly Island Natural Area and walk through the visitor’s center. Then, sip a cup of hot cocoa while you take a walk across the winter prairie. Each day, there will also be raffle prizes and giveaways provided by Coca-Cola.

Are you planning to attend the Polar Adventure Days?