Explore the Trails

Hike, bike, horseback ride and more across 145 miles of trail in DuPage forest preserves.

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Read the Conservationist

Discover why milkweeds are essential not only to the monarch butterfly but also many other critters.

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Go Fish

See our fishing guide for creel limits, depth maps and stocking reports.

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Be a Community Partner

Support DuPage forest preserves and nature as our community partner.

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Fight the Bite

Get the latest mosquito monitoring report and tips to prevent those pesky bites.

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Connect to Nature in Your Forest Preserves


Discover Art and Nature at Our Mayslake Event

Tour the gardens, see theater performances and take in an art exhibit at "Discover Mayslake".


We're Helping an Endangered Dragonfly

Discover the science behind how the Hine's emerald dragonfly is making a comeback.


Meet the Horses at Our Danada Barn

See the horses, discover breeds and colors, and learn about care at "Horsin' Around".

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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