Bands may also be integrated into a larger community, usually called a tribe.Bands exist in sparsely populated areas and use primitive technologies (and are often hunters and gatherers) -- ranging from the desert-dwelling Australian Aborigines, the Pygmies of the Congo rain forests, and the Kaska Indians of the Yukon.Distance from Chicago: 23.3 miles; 30-45 minutes driving Hike distance: 9.7 miles The Forest Preserve District of Du Page County offers the perfect daytime hike through 2,492 acres of prairies, savannas, and shaded, oak-maple woodlands surrounding the Argonne National Laboratory.The multi-use, crushed limestone Waterfall Glen loop pauses atop a lofty vista overlooking the Des Plaines River and near a gentle waterfall (off the main path via the .2-mile Rocky Glen trail).The committee, which will include parents, would decide whether parents should be warned if a book contains possibly objectionable material; anti-family, cultural insensitivity, drugs/alcohol/smoking, gambling, offensive language, sex education, sexually explicit, unsuited for age group, violence, "depictions of bullying.") ("Racist." "Degrading, insensitive, and oppressive." "Use of the word 'nigger.'" Banned in 1885 in the Concord, Massachusetts library for being what the Public Library Committee called "trash".
The name refers specifically to the standard incised linear decoration which was pairs of parallel lines forming spirals, meanders, chevrons, etc.
Distance from Chicago: 62.2 miles; 1.5 hours driving Hike distance: 2.1 miles Traverse the gravel hills (or kames), cattail marshes, and leatherleaf bogs left behind by ice age glaciers that once covered this 400-acre nature preserve (encompassed by 3,000 untouched acres).
Part of the Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge, the park is one of the top five areas to view migratory wetland birds in the region.
However, for a real change of scenery, plenty of hiking opportunities abound just outside the city limits.
Most of them are under-the-radar spots (no aimless tourists to weave through) and ideal settings to hit the trails on your next outdoor adventure.