1475 South Peace Road
Sycamore, IL 60178
Phone: (815) 895-4979
Fax: (815) 895-5069
An LEED certified building, the Hickory Knolls Discovery Center features Fox Valley’s natural treasures. This architectural wonder showcases green building elements promoting sustainability and incorporates environmental friendly building materials. The space hosts school programs, educational activities for children and rental spaces for events.
Almost a history museum Primrose Farm depicts the life of the farmers' community. An open historic agricultural farm and preserved farm structures make it a perfect setting for visitors to participate in farming activities. The space allows families to explore garden plots, walking trails, picnic pavilions and playgrounds.
Otter Cove Aquatic Park is a swimming pool in St. Charles. It is a perfect place to bring your kids for a splash but aren't quite ready for a swim. Outside food and drinks are allowed.
Creek Bend Nature Center exhibits interpretive displays which interest people of all age groups. Private rentals for parties, functions and business meetings are offered. They also provide guided hikes and permit self-guided programs.
Built in 1843, the Durant House Museum was a house constructed in the Greek Revival style. Today it represents the Victorian Era with its ancient kitchen and bathroom furnishings. Group and private tours are offered.
Leroy Oakes Forest Preserve is a famous destination for a variety of recreational activities around the Ferson Creek. Cultural centers such as the Durant House Museum and Pioneer Sholes School are located within the vicinity. It is an ideal spot for group outings and family gatherings.
Fox River Bluff West is a dog park ideal for long walks along the Fox River. Dogs can be left unleashed here and can enjoy a dip in the cool waters. It is a park full of walking trails and grassy lanes.
Pottawatomie Park is a beautiful place to unwind right along the Fox River. There are lots of trees, shrubbery and greenery to explore. Its a peaceful environment to come with your kids and family.
Other than being a nice green space in town, Vasa Park is often the spot for local events, such as the Fearie Festival, Scandinavian Day and many others.
Conceptualized in 1850, the Beith House Museum is a structure made of limestone and is a tourist attraction in St. Charles. It was originally a Greek Revival home which has now been restored and preserved as a study house. They offer educational group tours by appointment.
Established in 1834, The St. Charles History Museum strives to share important historical information through educational programs. With the help of exhibits and social media interactions they attract a large number of people on special days.
Mount Saint Mary Park offers a fun and safe environment for children to practice skating. This park has provisions such as launch ramp, planters, grindbox, quarter pipes and flat wedge which make it an ideal location for group practice sessions.