Adopt an Animal!

Show your love for Willowbrook Wildlife Center by adopting a resident animal.

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Find a Summer Camp for Kids!

Registration now open for all!

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Social Distancing Required!

Find out the latest updates on what's open and closed in DuPage forest preserves.

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Catch Nature!

Find out where folks catch nature and how you can, too!

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Downed Tree? Flooded Trail?

Click Report a Concern to let us know about areas in need of our attention.

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Connect to Nature in DuPage Forest Preserves


Start Planning Your Garden with Native Landscaping Programs

Now's the time to start planning your native plant garden and landscaping, and we've got  experts help you in three online programs.


We Bring Nature to You! Ways to Enjoy Nature Right at Home 

If you can't make it to our preserves, we've got ways for you to connect to nature right from your home or in your own backyard.


Discover the Hidden History of Hidden Lake Forest Preserve in New Blog

Check out this new blog series that brings the history of DuPage forest preserves to life, starting with Hidden Lake Forest Preserve in Downers Grove.

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Marvel at Maple Syruping Traditions at Two DuPage Forest Preserves

Explore how tree sap is transformed into sweet maple syrup with programs at Kline Creek Farm and Fullersburg Woods.


Whose Track Is That? Tips on How to  Find and Identify Animal Tracks

Discover the stories that are told by the wildlife around you by studying the animal tracks in DuPage forest preserves and your neighborhood.


Artists Explore Perspectives of Nature in "Double Vision" Virtual Art Exhibit

Two artistic groups from Mayslke Peabody Estate collaborate on their perspectives of  nature in the virtual art exhibit "Double Vision: Cooperative Art."

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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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