Anita Purves Nature Center
1505 N Broadway
Urbana, IL 61801
Nature Center: Nature Education, Picnic, Walk
Located at the north end of Crystal Lake Park, the Anita Purves Nature Center (closed Sundays) is an environmental education facility open free to the public. Next door you’ll find Busey Woods, a 59-acre forest preserve with a boardwalk loop, seasonal ponds and more. The Friendship Grove Nature Playscape is located right outside the nature center and is open daily from sunrise to sunset!