4 Gorgeous Parks near Crest Hill

The base of a mature tree in a park, surrounded by a blanket of fallen orange leaves

If you enjoy mystical views, glimmering lakes, and rolling hills, our apartments in Crest Hill are the perfect spot for nature lovers. Venture to one of these lovely parks near Crest Hill that could be the destination of your next great adventure.

1. Lake Renwick Preserve

Lake Renwick Preserve is a 200-acre lake with a wetland habitat. The park is the perfect spot for bird-watching. Pull out your binoculars to spot nests on a little island in the lake. The Heron Rookery is home to egrets, bald eagles, and cormorants each year. Lake Renwick Preserve is also ideal for hiking and biking.

2. Hidden Lakes Park

Hidden Lakes Park is a conveniently located spot to take a bike ride, go fishing near a trout farm, and hike to the DuPage River. You can immerse yourself in nature and even have a picnic at nearby Bolingbrook and Whalon Lake. There is also a Visitor’s Center where you can learn all about this historic park.

3. Dellwood Park

Dellwood Park is a large park perfect for recreation, including baseball and disc golf. It is also home to beautiful nature trails and scenery, such as streams, fields, and forests. This is one of the most unique parks in the Chicago area, with something for everyone to enjoy.

4. Knoch Knolls Park

Knoch Knolls is made up of a nature center, picnic spots, many rivers, a creek, a pond, about five miles of trails, and a disc golf area. Many couples have even taken their wedding photos in front of the beautiful scenery. Head to this park at sunrise or sunset to get the most out of your experience. Be sure to scope out the wildflowers!

For the perfect picnic lunch to enjoy during a day at one of these parks near Crest Hill, order from a local Mediterranean restaurant. Contact us to learn more about our luxury apartments and to schedule a virtual tour.

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