Purchase Your Annual Permit

Buy permits for off-leash dog areas, private boats and model crafts online today!

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Sign Up for Camps

Early registration for kids' summer camps is open to DuPage residents.

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We Love Where You Live

Sound fiscal management supports conservation of land and natural resources in DuPage County.

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Make a Date for Nature

2018 is going to be the best year ever for DuPage forest preserve fun!

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Get Nature News Straight to Your Inbox

Receive news about the latest projects, programs and other happenings with our e-newsletter.


Connect to Nature in Your Forest Preserves


Be a Better You, and Volunteer for Nature

Join an open house to learn about a variety of volunteer opportunities available in the new year.


Burn Calories, Improve Memory With Walks

Reap the benefits of time spent in nature, and join our "Forest Fitness Walk" series in the preserves.


Celebrate Winter Fun in the Forest Preserves

Try ice fishing, snowshoes and more at Wonders of Winter festival at Mayslake.

Programs & Events

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County offers scores of nature-related programs and activities for grownups, kids, families and groups year-round. Click below to register for programs, reserve shelters and campsites or purchase permits, and we'll see you soon!

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