Last Call to Get Your Tickets

"A Night for Nature" ticket sales are now extended online through September 17!

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Relax and Recharge

Recharge your mind and body with us at a DuPage forest preserve.

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Take a Hike

Kick it in gear with these fast-paced walks in DuPage forest preserves.

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Catch Nature

Find out where we've been catching nature and how you can, too!

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Give the Gift of "Get Outdoors"

Purchase a gift card for DuPage forest preserve equipment rentals, programs, permits or merchandise.

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves


Take a Walking and Tasting Tour of Kline Creek Farm's Harvest Sept. 14

Explore Kline Creek Farm's culinary history at the cornfield, orchard and barn during a 90-minute tour at "Farm to Table: Fall Harvest" Sept. 14.


Nothing Keeps Couple from Catching Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves

Neighbors call June and Chuck Lincoln "the post office" because they hike in all weather and year-round in the DuPage forest preserves.


Active Algae Blooms Confirmed at Herrick Lake and Songbird Slough

Visitors should use caution to stay safe from the potential harmful effects of blue green algae blooms at Herrick Lake and Songbird Slough.


Blanding's Turtles Raised by Shedd Released in DuPage Forest Preserves

Shedd Aquarium releases its first  Blanding's turtle hatchlings in DuPage forest preserves since joining District's program to help endangered turtles. 

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View the Weekly West Nile Virus Monitoring Report

District staff have been monitoring a number of forest preserve sites for West Nile virus throughout the summer. Find out more about their findings.

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Explore Gentleman's Farms Through Exhibit and Tour of Three Preserves

Discover the role gentlemen's farms played in DuPage County and how several became part of the Forest Preserve District.

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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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