Take Our Survey

Help us plan for the next five years in your DuPage forest preserves.

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We're Thankful For Volunteers

Volunteers contribute 59,449 hours to DuPage forest preserves, plants, animals and programs.

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#Take5 and Opt Outside

Get outdoors to reap nature's rewards in your DuPage forest preserves.

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It's Annual Permit Time

Buy permits for off-leash dog areas, private boats and model crafts online Dec. 1.

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We're Working Together

Our Blanding's turtle program tackles species' recovery through partnerships.

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Connect to Nature in Your Forest Preserves


Think Local on This #GivingTuesday

Support wildlife, habitats and cultural resources in DuPage forest preserves.


Just Hear Those Sleigh Bells Jinglin' ...

Get into the holiday spirit at our family-oriented nature programs.


Discover Why There's More Coyotes About

Keep pets safe as young coyotes leave parents to establish new territories. 

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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