Join the Great Backyard Bird Count

Bird the preserves, record sightings online and support bird species worldwide.

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Sign Up for Camps

Registration for summer camps in DuPage forest preserves is now open.

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Get Your Nature Rx

Explore more than 145 miles of trails for a healthier body, sharper mind and happier you.

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Make Nature Yours

Help care for forest preserves, and join a volunteer restoration workday.


It's in Our Nature

Smallmouth bass and other fish species inhabit a restored northern cool-water fishery at Harrier Lake.

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Connect to Nature in Your Forest Preserves


Discover Ways We Work to Protect Insects

Join a program about endangered butterflies, dragonflies and bees, and then take action, too.


Discover a Bridge Built on Partnerships

We partner to construct an award-winning bridge for travel across the DuPage community.


Submit Your Pollinator-Inspired Artwork 

"Bee" a friend to local pollinators, and tap your inner artist for this collaborative exhibit.

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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