The winter months in Chicago may not seem like the most opportune time to head outdoors, but a blanket of fresh snow won't stop most locals from finding amazing things to do outside in Chicago. Embrace the chilly forecast when you visit Chicago parks, track down the city's vast collection of public art or check in on the animals at Lincoln Park Zoo. If you're willing to travel outside of city limits, you can even go ziplining at The Forge adventure park or take in frozen waterfalls at Starved Rock. There's no reason to stay cooped up until spring arrives—here where you can find things to do outdoors during the winter in Chicago.
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