DAILY HERALD: 6 parks and preserves where you can do more than just picnic

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The Daily Herald is reporting, “Although summer doesn’t officially begin until June 21, the upcoming three-day weekend seems to serve as the unofficial kickoff to the season.

In addition to Memorial Day services and parades, the weekend offers a chance for family get-togethers at parks, forest preserves and natural areas, complete with picnic lunches or burgers on the grill.

But let’s say you’re looking to do more than just spread a blanket or sit in a folding chair. Here are a few places where there’s plenty to do and see, with activities to keep you busy long after you finish your potato salad…”

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